To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

  • 9h 46m 47s
  • John C. Hulsman
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2018
This audio edition tells the story of the rise of political risk analysis, both as a discipline and a lucrative high-stakes industry that guides the strategic decisions of corporations and governments around the world.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - 480 BC: Introduction—The First Political Risk Analysts: The Pythia of Delphi
  • Chapter 2 - 31 AD: We are the Risk; The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Chapter 3 - 1192 AD: Gaming Out Lunatics; The Assassins and the Old Man of the Mountain
  • Chapter 4 - 1503 AD: Gaming Out Chess Players; Machiavelli, Cesare Borgia, and Pope Julius II
  • Chapter 5 - 1776: Everything to Play for; John Adams and Game-Changers
  • Chapter 6 - 1797: Getting to Goldilocks; Napoleon and the Venetian Republic
  • Chapter 7 - 1863: The Losing Gambler Syndrome; Robert E. Lee at Gettysburg
  • Chapter 8 - 1895: Knowing Your Country's Place in the World; Lord Salisbury Saves the British Empire
  • Chapter 9 - 1898–1912: The Promised Land Fallacy; Von Tirpitz Disastrously Builds a Navy
  • Chapter 10 - 1970: Knowing the Nature of the World You Live In; Or the Trials and Tribulations of George Harrison
  • Chapter 11 - 1978: The Butterfly Effect in Political Risk; Or Deng Xiaoping and the Perils of a Drunken Sea Captain
  • Chapter 12 - Conclusion: Back to the Pythia's Lair; Mastering Geopolitical Risk
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