The Contest of the Century: The New Era of Competition with China--and How America Can Win

The Contest of the Century: The New Era of Competition with China--and How America Can Win


From former Financial occasions Beijing bureau leader Geoff Dyer, a balanced and far-seeing research of the rising pageant among China and America.

Global politics is moving swiftly. After a long time of emerging, China has entered a brand new and important section, trying to flip its monetary heft into worldwide energy. during this deeply educated ebook, Geoff Dyer argues that China and the U.S. are actually embarking on a very good power-style pageant that may dominate the century. Tensions within the South China Sea and East China Sea are a foretaste of the wider pageant to come back. With prepared research in response to a deep neighborhood knowledge—offering the reader visions of coastal chinese language good looks pageants and mystery submarine bases, lockstep Beijing army parades and pigeons caged from the sky—Dyer explains why the U.S. additionally has a true probability to come back out on most sensible and will hold a critical function on this planet. The Contest of the Century is key interpreting at a time of significant uncertainty approximately America’s destiny and approximately Asia’s rising disputes.

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