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The writing on the wall : China and the west in the 21st century

Author: Will Hutton
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The prevailing view of China is of an economic juggernaut set to make the 21st century its own. This text warns instead that China is running up against a set of daunting challenges from within that could well derail its rise and, in turn, deliver a crippling shock to the global economy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Hutton
ISBN: 9780316730181 0316730181 0316730203 9780316730204
OCLC Number: 71807957
Description: xii, 431 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The last great powers --
Pride and fall --
Mao's bequest --
The odd couple --
communism and capitalism --
The state they're in --
The economic impossibility of the halfway house --
The democratic graces --
The soft infrastructure of capitalism --
Of war and peace --
It's the enlightenment, stupid --
Born in the U.S.A.
Responsibility: Will Hutton.

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An incisive and thoroughly accessible account of the emergence of China as an economic power and its developing relationship with the West  Read more...

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'Hutton's most provocatively enjoyable work to date' Martin Vander Weyer, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'A typically contrarian verdict on the tiger economy of the middle kingdom' Robert McCrum, OBSERVER Books to Read more...

 
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