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Product Description: An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America’s role in the world—from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Balkan GhostsAs a boy, Robert D. Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father tell evocative stories about traveling across America in his youth, travels in which he learned to understand the country literally from the ground up...read more

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9780399588211 | Random House Inc, January 24, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America’s role in the world—from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Balkan GhostsAs a boy, Robert D.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a riveting journey through one of Europe’s frontier countries—and a potent examination of the forces that will determine Europe’s fate in the postmodern age...read more

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9780812996814 | Random House Inc, February 9, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author Robert D.

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9780812986624 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, November 1, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author Robert D.
9780812989878 | Gardners Books, February 9, 2016, cover price $21.25 | About this edition: Robert Kaplan first visited Romania in the 1970s, when he was a young journalist and Romania was a Communist backwater where "history had virtually stopped" since World War II.

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9781681680620 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, February 16, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Robert Kaplan first visited Romania in the 1970s, when he was a young journalist and Romania was a Communist backwater where "history had virtually stopped" since World War II.

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Product Description: The military cult classic with resonance to the wars in Iraq and Vietnam—now back in printWhen The Centurions was first published in 1960, readers were riveted by the thrilling account of soldiers fighting for survival in hostile environments...read more
By Robert D. Kaplan (foreword by)

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9780143107446 | Penguin Classics, May 19, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The military cult classic with resonance to the wars in Iraq and Vietnam—now back in printWhen The Centurions was first published in 1960, readers were riveted by the thrilling account of soldiers fighting for survival in hostile environments.

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Product Description: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMESFrom Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict...read more

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9780812994322 | Random House Inc, March 25, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMESFrom Robert D.

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9780812984804 | Random House Inc, January 6, 2015, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMESFrom Robert D.
9780812999068 | Random House, April 4, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia.

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Product Description: Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia. With oil reserves of several billion barrels, an estimated nine hundred trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and several centuries' worth of competing territorial claims, the South China Sea in particular is a simmering pot of potential conflict...read more

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9780321022721, titled "Introductory Sociology Workbook" | Prentice Hall, June 1, 1998, cover price $27.40 | also contains Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific; Library Edition, Introductory Sociology Workbook

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9781452649191 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 25, 2014), cover price $77.99 | About this edition: Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world...read more

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9781400069835 | Random House Inc, September 11, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D.

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9780812982220 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, September 10, 2013), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D.

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Product Description: On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change...read more

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9781400067466 | Random House Inc, October 19, 2010, cover price $28.00 | About this edition:  On the world maps common in America, the Indian Ocean all but disappears.

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9780812979206 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, September 13, 2011), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears.

Miscellaneous:

9780679604051 | Random House Inc, October 19, 2010, cover price $28.00

The author relates his time spent with Afghanistan's mujahidin during their fight against Soviet invaders and provides insight into the circumstances that led to the rise of the Taliban.

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9781400030255 | Vintage Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The author relates his time spent with Afghanistan's mujahidin during their fight against Soviet invaders and provides insight into the circumstances that led to the rise of the Taliban.

Miscellaneous:

9780307546982 | Vintage Books, December 24, 2008, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: En Por tierra, mar y aire, continuación de Gruñidos imperiales, se describe la presencia e influencia del ejército estadounidense por todo el mundo y analiza el papel de sus fuerzas especiales. Robert Kaplan, uno de los mayores expertos en cuestiones militares, nos ofrece toda esta información sobre el terreno: cruza el Pacífico en un destructor, viaja a Tailandia en un bombardero o se entrena con un batallón para brindarnos una semblanza de primera mano del brazo ejecutor del imperio americano...read more

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9788466638890 | Italian edition edition (Ediciones B, October 22, 2008), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: En Por tierra, mar y aire, continuación de Gruñidos imperiales, se describe la presencia e influencia del ejército estadounidense por todo el mundo y analiza el papel de sus fuerzas especiales.

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Product Description: In Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts, acclaimed journalist Robert D. Kaplan continues his exploration of the American military's challenging and varied commitments around the world. From protecting sea lanes, to providing disaster relief, to preparing for potential military confrontation with North Korea and Iran, Kaplan describes the astonishing, vital, and often unacknowledged operations regularly performed by American military personnel in the air, at sea, and on the ground...read more

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9781400061334 | Random House Inc, September 18, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Offers a study of the American military, providing a profile of the global war on terrorism, as well as how the U.

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9781400034581 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 9, 2008), cover price $15.95 | also contains Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground | About this edition: In Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts, acclaimed journalist Robert D.

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Product Description: In Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts, acclaimed journalist Robert D. Kaplan continues his exploration of the American military's challenging and varied commitments around the world. From protecting sea lanes, to providing disaster relief, to preparing for potential military confrontation with North Korea and Iran, Kaplan describes the astonishing, vital, and often unacknowledged operations regularly performed by American military personnel in the air, at sea, and on the ground...read more

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9781400034581 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 9, 2008), cover price $15.95 | also contains Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground | About this edition: In Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts, acclaimed journalist Robert D.

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9780739323427 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 4, 2007), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Offers a study of the American military, providing a profile of the global war on terrorism, as well as how the U.

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A veteran journalist and author of Balkan Ghosts offers a thought-provoking look at American imperialism from the perspective of the global war on terrorism and the role of America's elite military forces, in a study that reassesses the changing involvement of the United States in world affairs. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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9781400034574 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 12, 2006), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A veteran journalist and author of Balkan Ghosts offers a thought-provoking look at American imperialism from the perspective of the global war on terrorism and the role of America's elite military forces, in a study that reassesses the changing involvement of the United States in world affairs.

A veteran journalist and author of Balkan Ghosts offers a thought-provoking look at American imperialism from the perspective of the global war on terrorism and the role of America's elite military forces, in a study that reassesses the changing involvement of the United States in world affairs. 100,000 first printing.

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9781400061327 | Random House Inc, September 13, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Examines American imperialism from the perspective of the global war on terrorism and the role of America's elite military forces, in a study that reassesses the changing involvement of the United States in world affairs.

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9780739323397 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 13, 2005), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Examines American imperialism from the perspective of the global war on terrorism and the role of America's elite military forces, in a study that reassesses the changing involvement of the United States in world affairs.

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9780739323380 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 13, 2005), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: A fascinating, unprecedented first-hand look at the soldiers on the front lines on the Global War on Terror.

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A history of the Balkan Peninsula explores the region's political, social, religious, and economic past in order to understand the nature of the recently rekindled, centuries-old blood feuds. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780312087012 | St Martins Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A history of the Balkan Peninsula explores the region's political, social, religious, and economic past in order to understand the nature of the recently rekindled centuries-old blood feuds

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9780312424930 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, April 14, 2005), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A history of the Balkan Peninsula explores the region's political, social, religious, and economic past in order to understand the nature of the recently rekindled, centuries-old blood feuds.
9780679749813 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 1, 1994), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A history of the Balkan Peninsula explores the region's political, social, religious, and economic past in order to understand the nature of the recently rekindled, centuries-old blood feuds

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Describes an intimate off-season journey along the Mediterranean that covers the area's history, literature, and heritage, describing the mythologies and succeeding medieval civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome while revealing what the past says about today's world. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

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9780375714337 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 8, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes an intimate off-season journey along the Mediterranean that covers the area's history, literature, and heritage, describing the mythologies and succeeding medieval civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome while revealing what the past says about today's world.

The author draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide advice for modern-day world leaders confronted with the complex challenges of modern life.

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9780375505638 | Random House Inc, December 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The author draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide advice for modern-day world leaders confronted with the complex challenges of modern life.

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9781588360809 | Random House Inc, June 1, 2004, cover price $18.00

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Describes an intimate off-season journey along the Mediterranean that covers the area's history, literature, and heritage, describing the mythologies and succeeding medieval civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome while revealing what the past says about today's world. 30,000 first printing.

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9780375508042 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, February 1, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Describes an off-season journey along the Mediterranean that covers the area's history, literature, and heritage, describing the mythologies and succeeding medieval civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome.

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An eminent journalist's report on the terrorism-stricken regions of the Horn of Africa examines the factors behind the area's famine-related problems, citing ethnic, religious, and class conflicts that are at the heart of America's understanding of such nations as Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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9781400034529 | Rep sub edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An eminent journalist's report on the terrorism-stricken regions of the Horn of Africa examines the factors behind the area's famine-related problems, citing ethnic, religious, and class conflicts that are at the heart of America's understanding of such nations as Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia.

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The author of Balkan Ghosts draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide valuable guidelines for modern-day world leaders--in both politics and business environments--confronted with the complex challenges of modern life. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

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9780375726279 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author of Balkan Ghosts draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide valuable guidelines for modern-day world leaders--in both politics and business environments--confronted with the complex challenges of modern life.

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The Atlantic Monthly correspondent take readers on a fascinating tour of the old Ottoman empire and argues that the collapse of this great power a century ago contributed to many of the conflicts in the Balkans and Central Asia. Reprint. 35,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780375502729 | 1st edition (Random House Inc, November 1, 2000), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Takes the reader on a journey through the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus, describing the history, business, and people.

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9780375705762 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Takes the reader on a journey through the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus, describing the history, business, and people.

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Product Description: Author of Balkan Ghosts, Robert D. Kaplan now travels from West Africa to Southeast Asia to report on a world of disintegrating nation-states, warring nationalities, metastasizing populations, and dwindling resources. He emerges with a gritty tour de force of travel writing and political journalism...read more

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9780844671246 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 2001, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Author of Balkan Ghosts, Robert D.

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Takes the reader on a journey through the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus, describing the history, business, and people.

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9788466601146 | Ediciones B, May 1, 2001, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Takes the reader on a journey through the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus, describing the history, business, and people.

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Debunking overly optimistic theories of an idyllic post-Cold War world, the author of Balkan Ghosts predicts that war, ethnic conflict, random violence, and fear will be hallmarks of the next century. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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9780375503542 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, February 1, 2000), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Debunking overly optimistic theories of an idyllic post-Cold War world, the author predicts that war, ethnic conflict, random violence, and fear will be hallmarks of the twenty-first century.

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9780375707599 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 2001), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Debunking overly optimistic theories of an idyllic post-Cold War world, the author of Balkan Ghosts predicts that war, ethnic conflict, random violence, and fear will be hallmarks of the next century.

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A unique pairing of two Conrad novels--Lord Jim and Nostromo--celebrates the literary genius of Joseph Conrad, with commentary by Edward W. Said, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Bloom, Virginia Woolf, Robert Penn Warren, and Joseph Conrad. Reprint. (view table of contents)
By Joseph Conrad and Robert D. Kaplan (introduced by)

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9780375754890 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, April 18, 2000), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: A unique pairing of two Conrad novels--Lord Jim and Nostromo--celebrates the literary genius of Joseph Conrad, with commentary by Edward W.

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The author of Balkan Ghosts describes his journey westward from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in search of the large-scale political, economic, social, and cultural changes affecting America, in an incisive portrait of America's present and future. Reprint. 30,000 first printing. NYT.

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9780679451907 | Random House Inc, September 1, 1998, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The author describes his journey westward from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in search of the large-scale political, economic, social, and cultural changes affecting America

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9780679776871, titled "Empire Wilderness: Travels into America's Future" | Vintage Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The author of Balkan Ghosts describes his journey westward from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in search of the large-scale political, economic, social, and cultural changes affecting America, in an incisive portrait of America's present and future.

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