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Zeihan, Peter

Summary: The world is changing in ways most of us find incomprehensible. Terrorism spills out of the Middle East into Europe. Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, China and Japan vie to see who can be most aggressive. Financial breakdown in Asia and Europe guts growth, challenging hard-won political stability. Yet for the Americans, these changes are fantastic. Alone among the world's powers, only the United...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zeihan on Geopolitics 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ZEI

Greenberg, Louis

Summary: When Lucie Sterling's daughter is abducted, she knows it'll be no easy feat to find answers. Stanton is no ordinary city: invasive digital technology has been banned, by public vote. No surveillance state, no shadowy companies holding databases of information on private citizens, no phones tracking their every move. Only one place stays firmly anchored in the bad old ways, in a huge bunker...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Greenberg 2019

Howe, Neil

Summary: Twenty-five years ago, Neil Howe and the late William Strauss dazzled the world with a provocative new theory of American history. Looking back at the last 500 years, they'd uncovered a distinct pattern: modern history moves in cycles, each one lasting roughly eighty to one hundred years, the length of a long human life, with each cycle composed of four eras--or "turnings"--that always arrive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4973 HOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4973 HOW

Strauss, William.

Summary: Looks back over the past 500 years in order to uncover distinct patterns in history resulting in a cyclical formula comprising growth, maturation, entropy, and rebirth and applies this cycle to the next century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4 Strauss

Friedman, George

Summary: "The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the 2020s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of American government, foreign policy, economics, and culture"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.83 FRI

Zakaria, Fareed.

Summary: Explores how the rapid rise of such nations as China, India, and Brazil is countering America's previous dominance over the global economy, geopolitics, and culture, and shares advice on how the United States can thrive in the face of international changes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Politic Zakaria

Attali, Jacques.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 ATT

Bremmer, Ian

Summary: "Renowned political scientist Ian Bremmer draws lessons from global challenges of the past 100 years--including the pandemic--to show how we can respond to three great crises unfolding over the next decade. In this revelatory, unnerving, and ultimately hopeful book, Bremmer details how domestic and international conflicts leave us unprepared for a trio of looming crises--global health...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.4909 BRE

Burrows, Mathew.

Summary: "Twenty-five years ago when Mathew Burrows went to work for the CIA as an intelligence analyst, the world seemed frozen. Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union; suddenly, unpredictability became a universal theme and foresight was critical. For the past decade, Burrows has overseen the creation of the Global Trends report--the key futurist guide for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 BUR

Naisbitt, John.

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Summary: In his Megatrends books, Naisbitt proved himself a far-sighted observer of our fast-changing world. This book discloses his secret of forecasting, opening the door to the insights that let him understand today's world and see the opportunities of tomorrow. He selects his most effective tools and applies them by guiding the reader through the five forces that will dominate the next decades of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 NAI

Roubini, Nouriel

Summary: "Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini was nicknamed "Dr. Doom," until his prediction of the 2008 housing crisis and Great Recession came true--when it was too late. Now he is back with a much scarier prediction, one that we ignore at our peril. There are no fewer than ten overlapping, interconnected threats that are so serious, he calls them Megathreats. From the worst debt crisis the world has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Summary: Sixty leading luminaries, including scientists, writers, artists, religious leaders, businesspeople, and politicians, offer their thoughts on what life will look like by the middle of the twenty-first century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4909 WAY

Niedzviecki, Hal

Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE

Zeihan, Peter.

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Summary: "In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER will be a much discussed, contrarian and eye-opening assessment of American power. In THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER international strategist Peter Zeihan examines how geography, combined with demography and energy independence, will pave the way for one of the great turning points in history, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ZEI

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 TUR

Steyn, Mark.

Summary: In his first major book, concervative columnist Steyn takes on the anti-Americanism that fuels both Old Europe and radical Islam. America, Steyn argues, will have to stand alone. The future, Steyn shows, belongs to the fecund and the confident. The Islamists are both, while the West--wedded to a multiculturalism that undercuts its own confidence, a welfare state that nudges it toward sloth and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4827 STE

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