Understanding China

Understanding China

A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Structure

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Brings historical background and analysis to an exploration of the challenges facing modern China, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, and economic growth

McMillan Palgrave
In this succinct, modest, and refreshingly clearheaded book, John Bryan Starr introduces to the uninitiated reader the background, the basic data, and the issues at stake in China's present, crisis-ridden present situation.


Book News
Drawing from a career as an American scholar and consultant, Starr offers a succinct reference to China after the reforms of Deng Xaioping. He provides background material, basic data, and an analysis of what he sees as China's crisis-ridden present situation. His goal is to let readers judge whether the Chinese political system is capable of dealing with problems such as the Taiwan issue, the future of Hong Kong, maintaining economic growth in a changing political climate, and the orderly succession of political leadership. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Written for a popular audience, a concise and up-to-date survey lays out the background, basic data, and issues at stake in China political and economic situation, from the succession to Deng Xiaoping to China's rule of Hong Kong.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780809094882
0809094886
Branch Call Number: 951.05 STA
Characteristics: 338 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

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