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The party : the secret world of China's communist rulers

Author: Richard McGregor
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An eye-opening investigation into China's Communist Party and its integral role in the country's rise as a global superpower and rival of the United States.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard McGregor
ISBN: 9781846141737 1846141737
OCLC Number: 751767972
Notes: Includes index.
Map and text on lining papers.
Description: xvii, 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The red machine: the Party and the state --
China Inc.: the Party and business --
The keeper of the files: the Party and personnel --
Why we fight: the Party and the gun --
The Shanghai gang: the Party and corruption --
The emperor is far away: the Party and the regions --
Deng perfects socialism: the Party and capitalism --
Tombstone: the Party and history.
Responsibility: by Richard McGregor.

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China's secret rulers are the elephant in the room. They are the largest political organisation in the world. They control every aspect of Chinese life. And no one discusses them. Until now. Who are  Read more...

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Superb in its depiction and demystification of the most important force at work in China today. Essential, riveting guide to how the rising power really works -- Jonathan Fenby, Author Of The Penguin Read more...

 
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