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    • The Future of Power

    • Its Changing Nature and Use in the Twenty-first Century
    • By: Joseph Nye
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the 16th century, control of colonies and gold bullion gave Spain the edge; 17th-century Netherlands profited from trade and finance; 18th-century France gained from its larger population, while 19th-century British power rested on its primacy in the Industrial Revolution and its navy. In the era of Kennedy and Khrushchev, power resources were measured in terms of nuclear missiles, industrial capacity, and numbers of men under arms and tanks lined up ready to cross the plains of Eastern Europe. But the global information age of the 21st century is quickly rendering these traditional markers of power obsolete, remapping power relationships

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    • By Christina on 04-19-15

    Regular price: $18.20

    • Must History Repeat the Great Conflicts of This Century?

    • By: Joseph S. Nye Jr., The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Joseph S. Nye Jr.
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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    Twice in the first half of the last century, the great powers engaged in wars that killed nearly 70 million people, with the aftermath of each shaking the international political system, changing the maps of the world, and setting the scene for the next great conflict. And for most of the past 50 years, the Cold War dominated international politics. Is this the history we are condemned to repeat? This series of eight lectures about international politics will hone your ability to approach that question with knowledge and insight.

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    • “Beware of historians with bad analogies.”

    • By Kristi R. on 09-29-15

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The World Needs an Arms-Control Treaty for Cybersecurity

    • By: Joseph S. Nye Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The World Needs an Arms-Control Treaty for Cybersecurity" is from the October 03, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joseph S. Nye Jr. and narrated by Jill Melancon.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Will the Liberal Order Survive?

    • By: Joseph S. Nye Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 23 mins
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    U.S. willingness—and ability—to sustain the international order are now in question. Yet the United States will remain the world’s leading military power for decades, and its role in stabilizing the world may be now more important than ever.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • All in the Family

    • The Dulleses, the Bundys, and the End of the Establishment
    • By: Joseph S. Nye
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 23 mins
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    During the early Cold War, the Dulles and Bundy brothers played critical roles in shaping U.S. foreign policy. New biographies make clear that the all four men had some common ideological blindspots. But how much of their worldview and behavior can be attributed to their WASP establishment backgrounds is an open question.

    Regular price: $1.95