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  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 afte

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    Conceived originally as a kind of postscript or epilogue to The Silk Roads that Frankopan released to much acclaim in 2015 this is e

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    I am under whelmed and disappointed with The New Silk Roads For one I was expecting something profound Rather the author

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    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 a

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    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in 2018 is acutely relevant than it was at the time he wrote it So often books on contemporary politics fall rapidly out of date but not this one Frankopan’s essential thesis is that China is actively stimulating development of new wealth for itself and others through massive investment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 central Asia Th

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    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

  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

  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 and how they will affe

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review Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ó Peter Frankopan

'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. 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 is the analysis Where are the opinions The book basically regurgitates multiple points of view without actually adding anything new I am sorely disappointed Avoid this book Tall man riding. 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 The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory 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. 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 is the analysis Where are the opinions The book basically The Big Golden Book of Poetry regurgitates multiple points of view without actually adding anything new I am sorely disappointed Avoid this book

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

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. 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 like America first is not as easy as it seems and no one knows if the promised amounts for the belt and road initiative will be fully matched by real investments While reading the book I also lacked some kind of on the ground perspective from Frankopan I think this book would have gained in strength if you d get some kind of feel of what normal people going through these major economic changes experience and feel Now it is not even that evident that the author has visited the countries the book revolves around oftenThe road and belt initiative and the general economic shift to the East and particularly China is a fascinating development Besides a sobering recap of the shopping spree through the West there are some whopping infrastructure investments summed up Some of these projects seem very sensible and build energy security and better ways of reaching end customers while others feel graft and prestige oriented For instance a 23 billion airport in Asjchabad Turkmenistan able to process 17 million passengers a year was realised while in 2015 there were only 105000 travellers Or what to think of a railroad in Laos which would add 60% of GDP to the national debt In some restructuring of debt China has either taken over control of the facilities or has agreed to a landswap to settle the outstanding amount which makes you wonder how long the win win mantra will be upheld in tougher circumstances Finally some perspective on the rise of the silk road countries is welcome the income in Kyrgyzstan per person is only slightly above 1000 per person and 14 of that of Angola for instanceCounter to this is an introspective EU focussed on Brexit and president Trump America losing 70% of it s career diplomats in 2017 and 40% of key roles in the executive branch of government being unfulfilled after a year of Trump s election doesn t spell out much good for the soft power of America that has for so long dominated the international order Albeit the military power of the US is enormous China is making clear forays into controlling the South Chinese sea and is building up capabilities in fields like cyber and AI at a breakneck paceThe translation of this book to Dutch seems very literal broken promises sharply aware or a ship that has set sail are not things you can just say one on one in Dutch in a natural mannerAlso somewhere Magube as president of Zimbabwe popped up All in all a sloppy finishing touch to a work that lacked depth and a personal touch Often I had the feeling I was reading an Economist report instead of a personal reflection from the author उरलं सुरलं [Urla Surla] 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. 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review Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ó Peter Frankopan

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