New Chinese Empire by Ross Terrill
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New Chinese Empire
By Ross Terrill

The New Chinese Empire

And What it Means for the United States New edition

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New Chinese Empire by Ross Terrill

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"By looking at China's past, Terrill has provided an excellent road map for understanding its future."- BusinessWeek . This past spring, the outbreak of SARS grabbed the attention of the world. The schizophrenic, paranoid way the Chinese government handled the outbreak perfectly illustrated the danger of a political system unaccountable to its citizens.In The New Chinese Empire , Ross Terrill assesses this government, and the central question it raises: Is the People's Republic of China, whose polity is a hybrid of Chinese tradition and Western Marxism, willing to become a modern nation-or does it insist on remaining an empire? Hanging in the balance are the prospect for freedom within China, the future of America's relations with China, and the security of China's neighbors.This enlightening book is a must-read for everyone doing business in China and all who have a stake in the future of the global world order.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465084135
ISBN-10: 0465084133
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 27mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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This volume has been written from the perspective of politicians and the media towards Xi Jinping, showing Xi Jinping in areas of economic reform, anti-corruption, military re-building, "One Belt & One Road", and soft power initiatives in the Taiwan Strait, the South China Sea, and the Korean peninsula.

New Chinese Empire - and What it Means for the World by Ross Terrill New Chinese Empire - and What it Means for the World, Paperback (July 2003)

A new society and economy has blossomed in post-Mao China, but an old state holds it back. This book addresses the question central to China today: Is the Peoples Republic of China, whose politics is a hybrid of Chinese imperial tradition and Western Marxism, willing to become a modern nation or does it insist on remaining an empire?

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Author Biography - Ross Terrill

Ross Terrill is an associate in research at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard. He has written several books on China, including "Mao: A Biography," which has been translated into seven languages, "Madame Mao," and "China in our Time." He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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