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Monsoon

The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

Monsoon( )
Author: Kaplan, Robert D.
ISBN:978-1-4000-6746-6
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

  On the world maps common in America, the Indian Ocean all but disappears. The Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region is relegated to the edges, split up along the maps' outer reaches. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, for it was in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters that the great wars of that era were lost and won. Thus, many Americans are barely aware of the Indian Ocean at all. ...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Security (National & International)
Political Science / International Relations / General
History / Asia / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.39 x 9.5 x 1.15 Inches
Book Weight:1.438 Pounds
Author Biography
Kaplan, Robert D. (Author)
Journalist Robert D. Kaplan is a contributing editor The Atlantic Monthly.

He has traveled extensively, and his journeys through Yugoslavia and America have produced, respectively, Balkan Ghosts (which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize) and An Empire Wilderness.

Kapan is also the author of Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power (Random House, 2010) and The Revenge of Geography (Random House, 2012)

Kaplan has lectured at the FBI, the National Security Agency, the Pentagon's Joint Staff, major universities, the CIA, and business forums.

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