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Tiger head, snake tails : China today, how it got there and where it is heading

Author: Jonathan Fenby
Publisher: London ; New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There have been a plethora of books on China in recent years. Authors have forecast the coming collapse of the People's Republic or looked to the day when it will rule the world. So why another book on the most heavily populated country on earth which has emerged in the last three decades to occupy a central position on the global stage? Because, despite the stream of publications, there is no single book which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Fenby
ISBN: 9781847373939 1847373933 9780857209566 0857209566
OCLC Number: 766338188
Description: xii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Never before --
A nation on speed --
Riding the rail --
Mega-China --
The motley nation --
The giant hotpot --
On the edge --
Power control --
How China grew --
Owning history --
Shadows of the past --
The world and China --
China and the world --
The last frontier --
Lack of trust --
Cracks in the mirror --
The price of success --
The unfinished revolution.
Responsibility: Jonathan Fenby.

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