At one time the American Dream was the ideal and envy of the world. But today, at the dawn of the new Millennium, Europe is pointing a new way to the future. In this major new book, best-selling author Jeremy Rifkin argues that Europe has a vision of its own and is overtaking America as the world's next superpower.
Preface. Introduction. New Lessons from the Old World. 1. The Slow Death of the American Dream. 2. The New Land of Opportunity. 3. The Quiet Economic Miracle. The Making of the Modern Age. 4. Space, Time and Modernity. 5. Inventing the Ideology of Property. 6. Forging Capitalist Markets and Nation States. The Coming Global Era. 7. Network Commence in a Globalized Economy. 8. The "United States" of Europe. 9. Government Without a Centre. 10. Romancing the Civil Society. 11. The Immigrant Dilemma. 12. Unity in Diversity. 13. Waging Peace. 14. A Second Enlightenment. 15. Universalizing the European Dream