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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.
|Other titles||Inside the real China|
|Statement||Xu Zhiyuan ; translated from the Chinese by Michelle Deeter and Nicky Harman|
|Contributions||Deeter, Michelle, translator, Harman, Nicky, translator|
|LC Classifications||DS779.4 .X9 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 305 pages|
|Number of Pages||305|
|ISBN 10||1781859787, 1781859795|
|ISBN 10||9781781859780, 9781781859797|
|LC Control Number||2015513114|
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