By Daniel Yergin

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The Prize joins a number one professional at the international financial system to give an incisive narrative of the hazards and possibilities which are rising because the stability of strength shifts world wide among governments and markets -- and the conflict over globalization comes entrance and center.

A really good narrative heritage, The Commanding Heights is concerning the strongest financial forces at paintings on the earth at the present time, and concerning the humans and the tips which are shaping the long run. around the globe, it has develop into more and more permitted dogma that financial actions will be ruled by means of marketplace forces, no longer political matters. With chapters on Europe, the USA, Britain, the 3rd international, the Arab States, Asia, China, India, Latin the USA, and the previous communist international locations, Yergin and Stanislaw supply an incisive evaluate of the nation of the financial system, and of the battles among governments and markets in every one sector. Now up-to-date all through and with new chapters, The Commanding Heights explains a revolution that's unfolding prior to our very eyes.

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