|By (author):||Miller, Chris|
|Subject:||BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General|
|BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics|
|COMPUTERS / Microprocessors|
|NON-FICTION / General|
|POLITICAL SCIENCE / Geopolitics|
|Size:||9.00in x 6.00in x 1.50in|
|From The Publisher*|
An epic account of the decades-long battle to control what has emerged as the world's most critical resource-microchip technology-with the United States and China increasingly in conflict.
New York Times Bestseller
"A riveting history of the semiconductor by Chris Miller, a historian at Tufts University…His volume could not be better timed…[features] vivid accounts [and] colorful characters."
"In Chip War, his elegant new book, Chris Miller of Tufts University shows how economic, geopolitical and technological forces shaped this essential industry… For those seeking to understand it better, Chip War is a fine place to start."
"Fascinating…A historian by training, Miller walks the reader through decades of semiconductor history- a subject that comes to life thanks to [his] use of colorful anecdotes…Chip War makes clear that the battle for the multi-billion-dollar struggle for semiconductor supremacy in an increasingly-digitized world will only intensify in the years to come."
"The most interesting book [I have] read all year."
"An insightful history… Well-researched and incisive, this is a noteworthy look at the intersection of technology, economics, and politics."
"An important wake-up call with solid historical context…America's tech lead is shrinking, so the time has come to develop policies to ensure that the secret machinery of the digital era continues to operate smoothly…Miller's implicit message to U.S. policymakers is to recognize the danger and act accordingly."
"Miller uncovers the complex history of the microchip...Touching on U.S.-China relations, globalization, and the microchip industry, this insightful book is key to understanding the chip's power in shaping all aspects of society in the U.S. and the world at large."
Chris Miller is Assistant Professor of International History at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He also serves as Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Eurasia Director at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and as a Director at Greenmantle, a New York and London-based macroeconomic and geopolitical consultancy. He is the author of three previous books-Putinomics, The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy, and We Shall Be Masters-and he frequently writes for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, and other outlets. He received a PhD in history from Yale University and a BA in history from Harvard University. Currently, he resides in Belmont, Massachusetts. Visit his website at ChristopherMiller.net and follow him on Twitter @CRMiller1.