How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade
By Bill Emmott
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780151015030, 352pp.)
Publication Date: May 2008
The former editor in chief of the Economist returns to the territory of his bestselling book The Sun Also Sets to lay out an entirely fresh analysis of the growing rivalry between China, India, and Japan and what it will mean for America, the global economy, and the twenty-first-century world.Though books such as The World Is Flat and China Shakes the World consider them only as individual actors, Emmott argues that these three political and economic giants are closely intertwined by their fierce competition for influence, markets, resources, and strategic advantage. Rivals explains and explores the ways in which this sometimes bitter rivalry will play out over the next decadein business, global politics, military competition, and the environmentand reveals the efforts of the United States to manipulate and benefit from this rivalry. Identifying the biggest risks born of these struggles, Rivals also outlines the ways these risks can and should be managed by all of us.
BILL EMMOTT is a writer, speaker and consultant on global affairs, with an expertise in Asia. Until 2006 he was editor in chief of The Economist, where his thirteen-year tenure was marked by many awards. He is the author of six previous books and writes regularly for several international publications. He lives in London and Somerset.
PRAISE FOR 20:21 VISION: "A provocative and thoughtful survey of global trends."The New York Times Book Review
"Bill Emmott's ability to synthesize politics, war and peace, economics and environment in one eloquent frame is outstanding."Peter F. Drucker