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Published: 06 December 2018

320 Pages | 40 b&w line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190699697

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Racing to the Top

How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

  • Based on 2000 years of history from first-millennium China to the global present
  • Examines how successive leading states increasingly depended on energy transition in order to assert power
  • Evaluates current U.S. and Chinese efforts to develop lasting energy foundations