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China in ten words

Author: Hua Yu; Allan Hepburn Barr
Publisher: London : Duckworth Overlook, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses a framework of ten common phrases in the Chinese vernacular to offer insight into China's modern ecomonic gaps, cultural transformation, and ubiquitous practices of deception.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hua Yu; Allan Hepburn Barr
ISBN: 9780715643266 0715643266 9780715644058 071564405X 9780715645512 071564551X
OCLC Number: 779863781
Notes: "This work, originally written in Chinese, was first published in France as La Chine en dix mots ... in 2010. ... A portion of this work was originally published in different form in the New York Times."--Title page verso.
Description: 225 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: People --
Leader --
Reading --
Writing --
Lu Xun --
Revolution --
Disparity --
Grassroots --
Copycat --
Bamboozle.
Other Titles: Shi ge ci hui li de Zhongguo.
Responsibility: Yu Hua ; translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr.

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Looks at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that illuminates the country's meteoric economic and social transformation.  Read more...

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'He succeeds marvellously. China in Ten Words captures the heart of the Chinese people in an intimate, profound and often disturbing way. If you think you know China, you will be challenged to think Read more...

 
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