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Earning the Rockies : how geography shapes America's role in the world, Robert D. Kaplan

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Earning the Rockies : how geography shapes America's role in the world
Title
Earning the Rockies
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how geography shapes America's role in the world
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Robert D. Kaplan
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Language
eng
Summary
"As a boy, Robert Kaplan recalls his father driving trucks across the country to earn a living for his family, a man who witnessed and understood America from a ground-level perspective. In Earning the Rockies, Kaplan undertakes his own cross-country journey to recapture an appreciation and understanding of American geography that is often lost in the jet age. Along the way, he witnesses both prosperity and decline--increasingly cosmopolitan cities that benefit from globalization, impoverished small towns abandoned by the same--and paints a bracingly clear portrait of America today, including the anger and alienation that is currently giving rise to Trump and Sanders candidacies. Kaplan lays bare the roots of American greatness--the fact that we are a nation, empire, and continent all at once--and how westward expansion shaped our national character, and should shape our foreign policy"--Provided by publisher
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contains biographical information
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DLC
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306.097309/048
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index present
LC call number
E161.3
LC item number
.K37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Earning the Rockies : how geography shapes America's role in the world, Robert D. Kaplan
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Earning the Rockies : how geography shapes America's role in the world, Robert D. Kaplan
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-189) and index
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nc
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Contents
Invocation -- Earning the Rockies -- A Continental Empire -- Notes on a Vertical Landscape -- Notes on a Horizontal Landscape -- Cathay -- Epilogue
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25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
201 pages
Isbn
9780399588211
Lccn
2016013488
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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