Books on Nation Building

"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries".

Nations become rich, inclusive and strong "because their citizens overthrew the elites who controlled power and created a society where political rights were much more broadly distributed".

"It is organized people with some political centralization or cohesion that create inclusive and benevolent institutions at critical political junctures of history".

Those who are aware, prepared, work together, and dare... win.

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites, and the Path of Political Disintegration:
by Peter Turchin

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
by Samuel P. Huntington

World Order
by Henry Kissinger

Against Democracy
by Jason Brennan

Authority and the Individual
by Bertrand Russell

To Stand with the Nations of the World: Japan's Meiji Restoration in World History
by Mark J. Ravina

The New Silk Roads: The New Asia and the Remaking of the World Order
by Peter Frankopan

Secrets in Global Governance: Disclosure Dilemmas and the Challenge of International Cooperation
by Allison Carnegie, Austin Carson

Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy
by Henry Kissinger

From Third World to First: The Singapore Story: 1965-2000
by Lee Kuan Yew

Economics in One Lesson
by Henry Hazlitt

The Puppeteers: The People Who Control the People Who Control America
by Jason Chaffetz

How the World Works
by Noam Chomsky

Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century
by G. Pascal Zachary

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries
by Safi Bahcall

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
by Chris Hedges

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