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An empire wilderness

travels into America"s future

by Robert D. Kaplan

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kaplan, Robert D., 1952- -- Travel -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel,
    • West (U.S.) -- Social conditions,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- Forecasting

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-373) and index.

      StatementRobert D. Kaplan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF595.3 .K36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 393 p. :
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL350793M
      ISBN 100679451900
      LC Control Number98010179

      An Empire Wilderness: Travels Into America's Future Robert D. Kaplan, Author Random House (NY) $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Click to read more about An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America's Future by Robert D. Kaplan. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(4).

      Robert Kaplan discusses his book, [An Empire Wilderness]. The book is about his travels through the American west from Kansas to Washington state. He talks about the changes that are happening and. From wilderness to empire; a history of California. A combined and rev. ed. of From wilderness to empire, & California in our time, by .

      Robert David Kaplan (born J ) is an American author. His books are on politics, primarily foreign affairs, and travel. His work over three decades has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New Republic, The National Interest, Foreign Affairs and The Wall Street Journal, among other newspapers and publications.   1 Copy of Wilderness Empires plus all stretch goals. Plus New York kickstarter edition. Plus Hold the Line and its French & Indian War expansion. Free USA shipping. Canada and Mexico add $ Europe, Australia, Asia add $ Less. Estimated delivery Feb


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Strengths of "An Empire Wilderness" include Kaplan's willingness to venture off the beaten track and think for himself in a part of the world as seemingly unfamiliar to the East-coast based Kaplan as the Former Yugoslavia was some of the other remote subjects of his writing, while it must be acknowledged that at times he has been a bit too Cited by:   An Empire Wilderness opens in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where the first white settlers moved into Indian country and where Manifest Destiny was born.

In a world whose future conflicts can barely be imagined, it is also the place where the army trains its men to fight the next : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. An Empire Wilderness: Traveling Into America's Future (Vintage Departures) - Kindle edition by Kaplan, Robert D.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading An Empire Wilderness: Traveling Into America's Future (Vintage Departures)/5(55). "An Empire Wilderness" opens in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where the first white settlers moved into Indian country and where Manifest Destiny was born.

In a world whose fut Traveling, like Tocqueville and John Gunther before him, through a political and cultural landscape in transition, Kaplan reveals a nation shedding a familiar identity as it /5.

Empire Wilderness, though awkwardly named, is a very readable, very interesting look at how cities and communities are developing in the US. I read Kaplan's previous book, Ends of the Earth and my one criticism of Empire Wilderness holds true for both books.5/5(5).

An Empire Wilderness opens in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where the first white settlers moved into Indian country and where Manifest Destiny was born. In a world whose future conflicts can barely be imagined, it is also the place where the army trains its men to fight the next war.

Wilderness Empire is the gripping narrative of the eighteenth-century struggle of these two powers to win for themselves the allegiance of the Indians in a war for territorial dominance, yet without letting these Indians know that the prize of the war would be this very Iroquois : Stuart, Jesse Foundation, The.

AN EMPIRE WILDERNESS: TRAVELS INTO AMERICA’S FUTURE is a book in the spirit of Alexis de Tocqueville’s DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA (): Part travelogue and part social commentary, it concerns. BOOK REVIEW: An Empire Wilderness Travels into America's Future By Robert D. Kaplan.

Robert D. Kaplan presents an engaging view of the American west and the closely related areas of British Columbia and Mexico. His journeys take him to such disparate places as St. Louis, Vicksburg, Kansas City, Vancouver, Mexico City, Los Angeles and the. Kaplan gushes about Vancouver but is blind to its horrible transportation problems, its poverty, and its racial friction.

The author's earlier book, 'The Ends of the Earth,' was a superb work of travel-journalism, but 'An Empire Wilderness' is not its equal. An Empire Wilderness opens in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where the first white settlers moved into Indian country and where Manifest Destiny was born. In a world whose future conflicts can barely be imagined, it is also the place where the army trains its men to fight the next war/5(2).

Journey to America's west in search of a nation that may no longer exist. The best travel writing not only describes a place but also explains it. In a series of well- crafted books (The Ends of the Earth,etc.), Atlantic Monthly contributing editor Kaplan has performed these dual tasks with eloquence and insight.

Here he turns his attention to his own country and finds a troubling. An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America’s Future by Robert D. Kaplan Random House. $ In the 19th century, Henry Adams, sitting astride his breeding and his erudition, elegantly noted the decline of civilization.

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Unfortunately, the prognostications of “An Empire Wilderness” are the weakest part of the book. Believing that geography is destiny, Kaplan claims that our future can be deduced from a. This new political arrangement is what Kaplan describes as an empire wilderness, vast, remote, decentralized.

And this outlook forms the cornerstone for Kaplan's new book, An Empire Wilderness. It is best described as a political travelogue, one pilgrim's impressions formed while progressing down his country's interstates and back roads. Wilderness empire by Allan W. Eckert, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Wilderness Empire is the gripping narrative of the eighteenth-century struggle of these two powers to win for themselves the allegiance of the Indians in a war for territorial dominance, yet without letting these Indians know that the prize of the war would be this very Iroquois land.

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