Paper Tiger - Inside the Real Tiger
Title:
Paper Tiger - Inside the Real Tiger
Zhiyuan, Xu
$25.00
Chinese journalist and intellectual Xu Zhiyuan paints a portrait of the world's second-largest economy via a thoughtful and wide-ranging series of mini essays on contemporary Chinese society. In Paper Tiger the Chinese journalist and intellectual Xu Zhiyuan paints a portrait of the world's second-largest economy via a thoughtful and wide-ranging series of mini essays on contemporary Chinese society. Xu Zhiyuan describes the many stages upon which China's great transformation is taking place, from Beijing's Silicon district to a cruise down the Three Gorges; he profiles China's dissidents, including Liu Xiaobo, Ai Weiwei and Chen Guangcheng; and explores lesser-known stories of scandals that rocked China but which most people outside that country did not hear about - and which shed troubling light on China's dark heart. Xu Zhiyuan understands his homeland in a way no foreign correspondent ever could. Paper Tiger is a unique insider's view of China that is measured and brave, ambitious in scope and deeply personal....
Second hand Trade Paperback
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1
ISBN: 
9781781859797
SKU:
100041