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    DescriptionIn this provocative and illuminating account, Richard McGregor offers a captivating portrait of China's Communist Party, its grip on power and control over China, and its future. China's political and economic growth in the past three decades has been one of astonishing, epochal dimensions. The most remarkable part of this transformation, however, has been left largely untold--the central role of the Chinese Communist Party. In The Party, Richard McGregor delves deeply into China's inner sanctum for the first time, showing how the Communist Party controls the government, courts, media, and military and keeps all corruption accusations against its members in-house. The Party's decisions have a global impact, yet the CCP remains a deeply secretive body, hostile to the law and unaccountable to anyone or anything other than its own internal tribunals. It is the world's only geopolitical rival of the United States, and is primed to think the worst of the West.


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    Title
    The Party
    Subtitle
    The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard McGregor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 302
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061708763
    ISBN 10: 0061708763
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GEO
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF, JPFC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.0
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: GTB, JPL
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    BISAC V2.8: POL015000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A15406030, A15406034
    BISAC V2.8: POL005000
    DC22: 324.251/075
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 324.251075
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC21: 324.251075
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 2.5.1.0.0.0.0
    BISAC V2.8: POL054000
    LC classification: JQ1519.A5 M3576 2012
    Thema V1.0: JPL, JPF, GTM, NHF
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FPC, 1F
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    31 July 2012
    Review quote
    "McGregor does a persuasive job of sketching how communist the country really still is. . . . Anyone who wants to understand more about China would be well advised to pick up McGregor's book.--"Newsweek"