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Wealth and Power

China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century
Schell, Orville (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"Through a series of ... portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today's foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country's rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic decline, intellectual upheaval, foreign occupation, civil war, and revolution, manage to burst forth onto the world stage with such an impressive run of hyperdevelopment and wealth creation--culminating in the extraordinary dynamism of China today?"--Dust jacket flap.
Authors: Schell, Orville
Title: Wealth and power
China's long march to the twenty-first century
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, 2013
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 478 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Humiliation : Wei Yuan
Self-Strengthening : Feng Guifen
Western Methods/Chinese Core : Empress Dowager Cixi
New Citizen : Liang Qichao
Dish of Loose Sand : Sun Yat-sen
New Youth : Chen Duxiu
Unification : Chiang Kai-shek
Not a Dinner Party : Mao Zedong
Creative Destruction : Mao
Black Cat White Cat : Deng Xiaoping
Turmoil : Deng
Entering the World / Zhu Rongji
No Enemies, No Hatred : Liu Xiaobo
Rejuvenation
Summary: "Through a series of ... portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today's foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country's rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic decline, intellectual upheaval, foreign occupation, civil war, and revolution, manage to burst forth onto the world stage with such an impressive run of hyperdevelopment and wealth creation--culminating in the extraordinary dynamism of China today?"--Dust jacket flap.
Additional Contributors: Delury, John.
ISBN: 0679645381
9780679645382
0679643478
9780679643470
Statement of Responsibility: Orville Schell and John Delury
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-456) and index
Subject Headings: China Politics and government 21st century China Politics and government 20th century China History 21st century Biography China History 20th century Biography
LCCN: 2013002596
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Dec 02, 2013
  • peterbaileybc rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Essential reading for today's global leaders and followers.

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