This incisive, international bestselling exploration of the conflicts that have erupted since the fall of communism offers a provocative portrait of a future world driven not by ideologies or economics, but by ethnicity, religion, and other cultural forces. "Dazzling in its scope and grasp of the intricacies of contemporary global politics".--"The Wall Street Journal". Maps & diagrams.
Based on the author's seminal article in "Foreign Affairs," Samuel P. Huntington's "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order" is a provocative and prescient analysis of the state of world politics after the fall of communism. In this incisive work, the renowned political scientist explains how "civilizations" have replaced nations and ideologies as the driving force in global politics today and offers a brilliant analysis of the current climate and future possibilities of our world's volatile political culture.