The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age (Paperback)

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    James Dale Davidson and Lord William Rees-Mogg edit Strategic Investment, one of the world's more widely circulated private investment letters. Davidson is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, with investments in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and New Zealand, as well as high-tech projects in North America. Rees-Mogg was formerly editor ofThe Times of London and vice chairman of the BBC. He is a director of the Private Bank of London. Together they authoredBlood in the Streets: Investment Profits in a World Gone Mad and The Great Reckoning.
    Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century.The Sovereign Individual details strategies necessary for adapting financially to the next phase of Western civilization.
    Few observers of the late twentieth century have their fingers so presciently on the pulse of the global political and economic realignment ushering in the new millennium as do James Dale Davidson and Lord William Rees-Mogg. Their bold prediction of disaster on Wall Street in Blood in the Streets was borne out by Black Tuesday. In their ensuing bestsellar,The Great Reckoning, published just weeks before the coup attempt against Gorbachev, they analyzed the pending collapse of the Soviet Union and foretold the civil war in Yugoslavia and other events that have proved to be among the most searing developments of the past few years.
    In The Sovereign Individual, Davidson and Rees-Mogg explore the greatest economic and political transition in centuries -- the shift from an industrial to an information-based society. This transition, which they have termed "the fourth stage of human society," will liberate individuals as never before, irrevocably altering the power of government. This outstanding book will replace false hopes and fictions with new understanding and clarified values.

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    ISBN 9780684832722
    Genre BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 416
    Publisher Date 1999-08-26 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Touchstone Books
    Wdth 1.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Height 8.75 in
    Language English
    Subtitle Mastering the Transition to the Information Age
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors Davidson, James Dale
    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0

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    • Fascinating and thought provoking.
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      This book has a very unique way of analyzing and speculating about the macro trends of society. The authors take you through the impact of technology on the organization of civilization and government throughout history and attempt to predict how new technology will change their shape in the next century.

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