The Post-American World

Release 2.0

by Fareed Zakaria

The Post-American World

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In a book fully updated to reflect recent events, the editor-at-large of Time and Emmy-nominated CNN host describes the surging economic growth of the economies of China, India and Brazil while America and other advanced economies have stalled. 70,000 first printing.

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