The Globalization Of American Infrastructure

Author: Matthew Heins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131728237X
Size: 17.63 MB
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This book gives an account of how the U.S. freight transportation system has been impacted and “globalized,” since the 1950s, by the presence of the shipping container.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 42.64 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Third Industrial Revolution

Author: Jeremy Rifkin
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 023034058X
Size: 59.88 MB
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Here, Jeremy Rifkin explores how Internet technology and renewable energy are merging to create a powerful "Third Industrial Revolution.

Connectography

Author: Parag Khanna
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812988566
Size: 47.76 MB
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In Connectography, visionary strategist Parag Khanna travels from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, Pakistan to Nigeria, and across the Arctic Circle and the South China Sea to explain the rapid and unprecedented changes affecting ...

How American Is Globalization

Author: William Marling
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883538
Size: 55.25 MB
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In this provocative work, Marling analyzes--in specific terms--the impacts of American technology and culture on foreign societies.

That Used To Be Us

Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429995114
Size: 51.79 MB
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In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L. Friedman, one of our most influential columnists, and Michael Mandelbaum, one of our leading foreign policy thinkers, offer both a wake-up call and a call to collective action.

Earning The Rockies

Author: Robert D. Kaplan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 039958823X
Size: 11.92 MB
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Kaplan shows how the great midcentury works of geography and geopolitics by Bernard DeVoto, Walter Prescott Webb, and Wallace Stegner are more relevant today than ever before.