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Thunder from the East : portrait of a rising Asia

Author: Nicholas D Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2000.
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Offers a study of Asia and how it is reshaping world affairs, tracing the origins and impact of the Asian financial crisis, the growing roles of women, and the region's increasing economic, diplomatic, and military influence.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959-
Thunder from the East.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas D Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn
ISBN: 0375403256 9780375403255 1857882733 9781857882735 0375703012 9780375703010
OCLC Number: 45087496
Awards: Winner of Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Lifetime Achievement 2009
Description: x, 377 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Map of Asia --
The Ghost of Asia Past --
Search for the Sorcerer --
Why We Speak English --
Building Empires --
Bellyache in Japan --
The Blood Baht Spreads --
Rebuilding Asia --
Brutal Drive --
Reinventing Lives --
For Shame --
A Land Where Robots Roam --
Clouds on the Horizon --
Prisoners of History --
My Country, Right or Wrong --
From the Back of the House --
The Filthy Earth --
Tryst with Destiny.
Responsibility: Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
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In this work, the authors look at an Asia which is bouncing back, an Asia which has benefitted enormously from the recent crises and which has the potential to change the world. The book paints a  Read more...


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