Summary of Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?: Conversation Starters

Summary of Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?: Conversation Starters

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Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? by Graham Allison: Conversation Starters

China has arrived as a superpower and America seems to have a hard time grasping this reality. The US and China have to learn the skill to make adjustments to this global power shift. The law of Thucydides's Trap says that "when a rising power threatens to displace a ruling one, violence is the likeliest result." History shows that this situation has happened sixteen times and twelve of these led to war. China cannot be stopped anymore while America refuses to budge.

Destined for War is cited by the New York Times as Notable Book of the Year. It is included in the 2018 Lionel Gelber Prize shortlist. It is also named by The Financial Times (London) as Best Book of the Year.

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EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on.

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• Foster a deeper understanding of the book
• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups
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• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780368233593
Publisher: Blurb
Publication date: 10/02/2019
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 975,300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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