Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-First Century.

Schell, Orville and Delury, John.

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Examines the lives of 11 influential officials, writers, activists and leaders whose contributions helped create modern China. The common goal that unites all of these disparate figures is their determined pursuit of fugiang

'wealth and power'. This abiding quest for a restoration of national greatness in the face of 'a century of humiliation' at the hands of the Great Powers came to define the modern Chinese character.


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Description

Presenting a sampling of the iconic intellectual figures and political leaders of Chinese history over the last 150 years and examining what they thought and did as Chinese society made its tortured progress through the twentieth century, Schell and Delury seek to unwrap the antecedents of China's present success story.

Book Details

Author Schell, Orville and Delury, John.
Format HC
Publisher Random House USA Inc
Imprint Random House Inc
Number of Pages 496
Illustrations Photographs Throughout
Publish Date 2013/08/20
Catalogue Jan17
Catalogue book number 13