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The China Wave : Rise of a Civilizational State: Zhang, Weiwei: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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The China Wave : Rise of a Civilizational State
The China Wave : Rise of a Civilizational State
Publisher : World Century
Published Date : 2012/03
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781938134012

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Language : English
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Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: United States
Edition: Translation
Academic Level: Graduate
PW Annex Reviews
PW Reviews 2012 April #3

This is a best-seller in China and a geopolitical book for our times. As a leading thinker from China, Zhang Weiwei provides an original, comprehensive and engrossing study on the rise of China and its effective yet controversial model of development, and the book has become a centerpiece of an unfolding debate within China on the nature and future of the world's most populous nation and its possible global impact. China's rise, according to Zhang, is not the rise of an ordinary country, but the rise of a different type of country, a country sui gendre, a civilizational state, a new model of development and a new political discourse which indeed questions many of the Western assumptions about democracy, good governance and human rights. The book is as analytical as it is provocative, and should be required reading for everyone concerned with the rise of China and its global implications.

Not Misreading Oneself; China's 1+1 > 2; The Rise of a Civilizational State; The Rise of a Development Model; The Rise of a New Political Discourse; The End of the End of History.