Understanding China

Understanding China

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This is the comprehensive study on China. John Bryan Starr has thoroughly researched the changes in the country's politics, military history, society, culture and China's notoriously vicious human rights policy. He looks at the challenges the country is facing at present and analyses how it can survive as one of the few bastions of communism in the 21st century.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 134 x 216 x 18mm | 419g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1861972628
  • 9781861972620

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An excellent introduction to China for anyone in search of solid but concise information about that complicated country. Packed with facts and figures, but enlivened with firsthand observations, Starr's book is straightforward and unpretentious, like the presentations of an informed tour guide. * New York Times Book Review *
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About John Bryan Starr

John Bryan Starr has written extensively on China, including Ideology and Culture and Continuing the Revolution. He has taught at the Universities of Yale, California and Dartmouth and was president of both the Yale China Association and the China Institute.
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