scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,599
The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P Huntington is an extremely well written and insightful book Samuel P Huntington is the Albert J Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University director of the John M Olin Institute for Strategic Studies the chairman of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and the president of the American Political Science Association During the Carter administration Huntington was the director of security planning for the National Security Council He is also the founder and coeditor of the highly regarded international affairs publication Foreign Policy In 1993 Samuel P Huntington wrote an article for the respected journal Foreign Affairs titled The Clash of Civilizations This article was very controversial and stirred up much debate among scholars politicians and anyone interested in the future of international affairs His book The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order is a more detailed exploration of the ideas and predictions put forth in his article Huntington believes that with the end of the Cold War the world is divided along the borders of civilizations and religion rather than the boundaries of countries He identifies eight clearly distinct civilizations Western the United States and western Europe Islamic Sinic primarily China Orthodox primarily Russia Japanese Hindu Latin American and African A pervasive presumption in the Western world is that with the fall of communism the West has won and that the rest of the world will now embrace democracy and Western culture Huntington disagrees with this presumption In his book Huntington shows us how civilizations and cultural identities are shaping the post-Cold War world In the first part of the book Huntington describes how the world has gone from being bipolar during the Cold War to being multipolar in the post-Cold War era During the Cold War the world was basically divided along the lines of the democracy vs communism conflict Now that
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA