The Elephant and the Dragon
The Rise of India and China and What it Means for All of Us
By (author) Robyn Meredith
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Elephant and the Dragon by Robyn Meredith
Book DescriptionIn the streets of India, camels pull carts loaded with construction materials, and monkeys race across roads, dodging cars. In China, men in Mao jackets pedal bicycles along newly built highways, past skyscrapers sprouting like bamboo. Yet exotic India is as near as the voice answering an 800 number for one dollar an hour. Communist China is as close as the nearest Wal-Mart, its shelves full of goods made in Chinese factories. Not since the United States rose to prominence a century ago have we seen such tectonic shifts in global power; but India and China are vastly different nations, with opposing economic and political strategiesstrategies we must understand in order to survive in the new global economy. The Elephant and the Dragon tells how these two Asian nations, each with more than a billion people, have spurred a new "gold rush," and what this will mean for the rest of the world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393062366
(244mm x 165mm x 25mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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"A comprehensive primer on the development of these Asian tigers."-Noam Lupu, San Francisco Chronicle
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Author Biography - Robyn Meredith
Robyn Meredith is a foreign correspondent for Forbes. An award-winning journalist, she was formerly a correspondent for the New York Times. She lives in Hong Kong.
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