The Resource Connectography : mapping the future of global civilization, Parag Khanna, (electronic resource)

Connectography : mapping the future of global civilization, Parag Khanna, (electronic resource)

Label
Connectography : mapping the future of global civilization
Title
Connectography
Title remainder
mapping the future of global civilization
Statement of responsibility
Parag Khanna
Title variation
Mapping the future of global civilization
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Mankind is reengineering the planet, investing up to ten trillion dollars per year in transportation, energy, and communications infrastructure linking the worlds 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 Africas 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 worlds 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." --
Assigning source
Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khanna, Parag
Dewey number
303.49022/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GF47
LC item number
.K43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human geography
  • Geopolitics
  • International relations
  • International economic relations
  • Transnationalism
Label
Connectography : mapping the future of global civilization, Parag Khanna, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 466 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812988567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1d65a26e-cc01-4b1b-8743-9822b3469c92
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947047441
Label
Connectography : mapping the future of global civilization, Parag Khanna, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 466 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812988567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1d65a26e-cc01-4b1b-8743-9822b3469c92
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947047441

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