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Most history is about the people at the top of the towers of power. But what if the real action is in the social networks down below, in the town squares ? Niall Ferguson brilliantly recasts past and present as an unending contest between hierarchies and networks.
Large companies are no longer what they once were: rockets, electric cars, technological breakthroughs, dematerialized commerce and services are all on the rise.
By stressing the gap between today’s international system and what it would be in the event of Chinese hegemony, we will understand better what is at play, and what is lost, with the “de-Westernization” of the world.
This book responds to a need being expressed increasingly within corporations to find the tools for reflection and discernment.
Jacques de Larosière is a prominent actor of the world financial scene. He is currently an advisor to the President of BNP Paribas.