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'All roads used to lead to Rome Today they lead to Beijing'When The Silk Roads was published in 2015 it became an instant classic A major reassessment of world history it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective The New Silk Roads brings this story up to date addressing the present and future of a world that is changing dramaticallyFollowing the Silk Roads eastwards from Europe through to China. Conceived originally as a kind of postscript or epilogue to The Silk Roads that Frankopan released to much acclaim in 2015 this is extended essay than full book Covering the period from 2015 to 2018 as well as theorising about what may happen in the future this is an intelligent well argued evenhanded piece on the global financial political and cultural world of today He s one of those writers who make you think oh I get it now He does this not by simplifying ideas but by writing in a clear well organised style each argument backed with pertinent evidence The construction of history and contemporary journalism somewhat necessitates the framing of issues within specific boxes time periods countries genres etc But what Frankopan effectively attempted in his first book is continued in this volume highlighting the interconnectedness of the world the way one change here can influence something there that might initially seem entirely unrelated or too distanced by geography or time It s a pertinent reminder that not only is change normal but that it is essential to look globally as well as locally when thinking about how humanity is going to develop in the coming decades Regardless of whether you take his conclusions on board this is a fascinating and important evaluation of the status uo and one which offers valuable warnings or perhaps encouragement for the future depending on the way you choose to see itA must read for understanding the world as it is and as it will be ARC via Netgalley The Doctors Dating Bargain published in 2015 it became an instant classic A major reassessment of world history it compelled us to look at the The Collection past from a different Whispers of Feathers perspective The New Silk Roads brings this story up to date addressing the Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal present and future of a world that is changing dramaticallyFollowing the Silk Roads eastwards from Europe through to China. Conceived originally as a kind of Entrepreneurial Vernacular postscript or epilogue to The Silk Roads that Frankopan released to much acclaim in 2015 this is extended essay than full book Covering the Advanced C Programming by Example period from 2015 to 2018 as well as theorising about what may happen in the future this is an intelligent well argued evenhanded Poslije svega (After, piece on the global financial Die Herrenschneiderei political and cultural world of today He s one of those writers who make you think oh I get it now He does this not by simplifying ideas but by writing in a clear well organised style each argument backed with Calling Cards: Uncover Your Calling pertinent evidence The construction of history and contemporary journalism somewhat necessitates the framing of issues within specific boxes time Cities of God periods countries genres etc But what Frankopan effectively attempted in his first book is continued in this volume highlighting the interconnectedness of the world the way one change here can influence something there that might initially seem entirely unrelated or too distanced by geography or time It s a Gravitys Rainbow pertinent reminder that not only is change normal but that it is essential to look globally as well as locally when thinking about how humanity is going to develop in the coming decades Regardless of whether you take his conclusions on board this is a fascinating and important evaluation of the status uo and one which offers valuable warnings or Daisy Malone and the Blue Glowing Stone perhaps encouragement for the future depending on the way you choose to see itA must read for understanding the world as it is and as it will be ARC via Netgalley

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The New Silk Roads The Present and Future of the World

By way of Russia and the Middle East The New Silk Roads provides a timely reminder that we live in a world that is profoundly interconnected In an age of Brexit and Trump the themes of isolation and fragmentation permeating the Western world stand in sharp contrast to events along the Silk Roads since 2015 where ties have been strengthened and mutual cooperation establishedWith brilliant insight Peter Frankopan ta. This isn t so much a book in its own right as an updated addendum to Frankopan s The Silk Roads Essentially a long essay or thought piece it reviews recent developments to 2018 in the sphere of global politics and broadly argues that whereas the old Silk Road nations are moving towards collaboration and constructive partnerships the west is fragmenting and isolating think Brexit or Trump s America First war cries Of course Frankopan is nuanced than that Worth a read for a top level view of what s driving the world today

Read The New Silk Roads The Present and Future of the World

Kes a fresh look at the network of relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the Silk Roads today assessing the global reverberations of these continual shifts in the centre of power all too often absent from headlines in the West This important and ultimately hopeful book asks us to reassess who we are and where we are in the world illuminating the themes on which all our lives and livelihood depe. 55th book for 2019Too many facts not enough analysis2 stars


10 thoughts on “The New Silk Roads The Present and Future of the World

  1. says:

    This is the modern version of Peter's wonderful history of Silk roads so really should be read after reading the first one Peter reckons that Russia China and Iran are forming the new challenge to the American top slot of the lone superpower in the world with Turkey and Pakistan forming their scouts who will engage with the Americans to test its patience China is effectively gearing up for a fight for the top spot after

  2. says:

    Conceived originally as a kind of postscript or epilogue to The Silk Roads that Frankopan released to much acclaim in 2015 this is extended essay than full book Covering the period from 2015 to 2018 as well as theorising about what may happen in the future this is an intelligent well argued evenhanded piece on the global financial political and cultural world of today He's one of those writers who make you thi

  3. says:

    I am under whelmed and disappointed with The New Silk Roads For one I was expecting something profound Rather the author just gives us a list of news stories from the last 3 4 years and expects this to carry the book Where

  4. says:

    This isn't so much a book in its own right as an updated addendum to Frankopan's The Silk Roads Essentially a long essay or thought piece it reviews recent developments to 2018 in the sphere of global politics and broadly argues that whereas the old Silk Road nations are moving towards collaboration and constructive partnerships the west is fragmenting and isolating think Brexit or Trump's America First war cries Of course Frankopan is nu

  5. says:

    Peter Frankopan is so on top of his subject that what he wrote in this book published in 2018 is acutely relevant than it was at the time he wrote it So often books on contemporary politics fall rapidly out of date but not this one Frankopan’s essential thesis is that China is actively stimulating development of new wealth for itself and others through massive investment projects across much of the world not just cent

  6. says:

    A caleidoscope of sources but light on personal touches and overall analysis 25 stars rounded downThe Silkroads from Peter Frankopan is one of my favourite non fiction read big history done well and in a surprising manner This follow up on the modern world in comparison dissapointsThe sources and facts are plentiful but a synthesis and some kind of meaningful extrapolation to the near future lacks We have open door conclusions li

  7. says:

    35 informative yet underwhelming starred read

  8. says:

    Peter Frankopan’s “The Silk Roads A New History of the World” was one of my favourite books of 2016A hugely ambitious history of the world told very deliberately from a viewpoint centred on the areas of Central Asia the Middle East and Southern Russia and the trade routes that linked them rather than the usual Eurocentric view and also written very much from a top down politicalmilitaryeconomic viewpoint of great people an

  9. says:

    55th book for 2019Too many facts; not enough analysis2 stars

  10. says:

    Peter Frankopan has amazed us with another masterpiece book with a wide review of the important events happening in Asia

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