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Basil Al-Bayati, Architect; Basil Al-Bayati

Al-Bayati, Basil

ISBN 10: 0856709255 / ISBN 13: 9780856709258
Published by Academy Editions, London, 1988
Condition: vg Hardcover

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4to. 276p. Red cloth with gilt lettering and dj. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w drawings, plans, elevations, models, etc. Includes a brief interview with the architect and a concise curriculum vitae. Like new. Bookseller Inventory # 12324

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Title: Basil Al-Bayati, Architect; Basil Al-Bayati

Publisher: Academy Editions, London

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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From Library Journal:

Schlossstein, author of the well-received Trade War ( LJ 5/1/84), here compares the condition of the United States to that of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and the Philippines in five crucial areas--commerce, politics and government, education, the family, and national security. His popularly styled analysis draws upon his own observations, stimulating interviews with U.S. and East Asian leaders, and current scholarship to explain the startling successes of these countries, America's relative decline, and prescriptions for its revitalization. Schlossstein concludes, as have many others, that the next century will be a "Pacific century," but one that the United States can and should dominate if the necessary sacrifices are made and incentives given. Recommended to public libraries and undergraduate collections for readers pursuing the arguments of Paul Kennedy's The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers ( LJ 12/87) and James Schlesinger's America at Century's End ( LJ 5/15/89).
- James R. Kuhlman, Univ. of Georgia Lib., Athens
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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