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The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World
The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World by Daniel Yergin, Joseph Stanislaw 0684829754 9780684829753
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The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World by Daniel Yergin, Joseph Stanislaw

The Commanding Heights is about the most powerful political and economic force in the world today -- the epic struggle between government and the marketplace that has, over the last twenty years, turned the world upside down and dramatically transformed our lives. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize joins with a leading expert on the new marketplace to explain the revolution in ideas that is reshaping the modern world. Written with the same sweeping narrative power that made The Prize an enormous success, The Commanding Heights provides the historical perspective, the global vision, and the insight to help us understand the tumult of the past half century. <P> Trillions of dollars in assets and fundamental political power are changing hands as free markets wrest control from government of the commanding heights -- the dominant businesses and industries of the world economy. Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw demonstrate that words like privatization and deregulation are inadequate to describe the enormous upheaval that is unfolding before our eyes. Along with the creation of vast new wealth, the map of the g

Author: Daniel Yergin, Joseph Stanislaw

Language: English

Edition: Notations

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 464

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1998-02-04

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