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Connectography : mapping the future of global civilization / Parag Khanna.

Khanna, Parag, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 303.49 KHA (Text) 39391006740946 Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City 303.4 KHA (Text) 70621000211076 Adult - Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780812988550
  • ISBN: 0812988558
  • Physical Description: xxv, 466 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2016

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [413]-443) and index.
Summary, etc.: "Mankind is reengineering the planet, investing up to ten trillion dollars per year in transportation, energy, and communications infrastructure linking the world’s burgeoning megacities together. This has profound consequences for geopolitics, economics, demographics, the environment, and social identity. Connectivity, not geography, is our destiny. Khanna argues that new energy discoveries and technologies have eliminated the need for resource wars; ambitious transport corridors and power grids are unscrambling Africa’s fraught colonial borders; even the Arab world is evolving a more peaceful map as it builds resource and trade routes across its war-torn landscape. At the same time, thriving hubs such as Singapore and Dubai are injecting dynamism into young and heavily populated regions, cyber-communities empower commerce across vast distances, and the world’s ballooning financial assets are being wisely invested into building an inclusive global society. Beneath the chaos of a world that appears to be falling apart is a new foundation of connectivity pulling it together." --
Subject: Human geography.
International relations.
International economic relations.

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