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    Description"Work In Progress" is a multidisciplinary publication that brings together a number of China's most influential contemporary writers, photographers and critics to assess the scope of Chinese culture and its recent, rapid industrialization. Culled from the pages of "Urban China," a monthly magazine that covers politics, sociology, mass media, architecture, art and literature, the book offers an intimate view of a century of radical modernization in China. It covers a broad range of topics oriented around three basic themes--society, family and education--offering personal perspectives on a culture that is hugely influential, and increasingly discussed, but little understood. Presented here for the first time in English, this fully-illustrated compilation features essays, photos, maps, diagrams and illustrations that establish a new paradigm for the study of Chinese culture, presenting local commentary on politics, history, art and urban life.


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    Title
    Urban China: Work in Progress
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brendan McGetrick, By (author) Jiang Jun
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 253 mm
    Height: 313 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 1,066 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789881803399
    ISBN 10: 988180339X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: ACX
    DC21: 307.76
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BISAC V2.8: ARC001000
    DC22: 307.76
    BISAC V2.8: ARC010000
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Illustrations note
    100 ills
    Publisher
    Timezone 8
    Imprint name
    Timezone 8
    Publication date
    01 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Hong Kong