8 edition of The China Fantasy found in the catalog.
January 29, 2008
by Penguin (Non-Classics)
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
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"The China Fantasy" provided quite a memorable and, in places, witty statement of the reality that China is not naturally heading towards a western political model, as some suppose it ought to be. However, the book is short on examples or any first-hand reportage about China and mostly reads like a sophomoric debate by: 9.
The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression By James Mann This book analyzes the US-China policy and the reasons behind it. Despite its rapid economic growth, China remains a one-party political system and practices harsh suppression of /5. About The China Fantasy The book that got China right: a prophetic work on how America’s policies towards China led it away from liberalization and further towards authoritarianism, from the bestselling author of Rise of the Vulcans.
“Ten years ago the journalist James Mann published a book called The China Fantasy, in which he criticized American policymakers for using something he called “the Soothing Scenario” to justify the policy of diplomatic and economic engagement with China.
Taking issue with the “upheaval scenario,” the author points out that even though China has in the past been broken up temporarily, for instance, during the Japanese invasion and during the Chinese civil war, it is salient to comprehend that the Chinese mainland has always managed to re-emerge as a distinct and unified political entity.
The China Fantasy is a quick read that will provide you with vital information—information that will help you see through the rhetoric and grasp the real motives behind the current U.S. policy towards China. "The China Fantasy" by James Mann succeeds in thoroughly debunking the widely-held view that capitalism will inevitably bring democracy to China.
Providing a brief historical account of U.S.-Chinese relations from the Nixon administration to the present, Mr. Mann makes clear that business opportunism has driven the agenda at the expense of human rights and democracy in both countries/5(5).
The China Fantasy is a quick read that will provide you with vital information—information that will help you see through the rhetoric and grasp the real motives behind the current U.S. policy towards China.
Here are 8 Asian fantasy books by Asian authors: Middle Grade. Dragon of the Lost Sea by Laurence Yep – Dragon princess-in-exile Shimmer goes on a quest to regain her clan’s lost ocean home with the help of the young human Thorn. It’s basically a magic dragon road trip of awesome, and guaranteed to fill me with childhood nostalgia.
The China Fantasy How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression (Book): Mann, Jim: "Journalist and China expert Mann examines the evolution of American policy toward China and asks, Does it make sense.
What are our ideas and hidden assumptions about China. In this vigorous look at China's political evolution and its future, Mann explores two scenarios popular among the policy elite. Throughout the s and early s, American business executives and political leaders of both parties repeatedly put forward what I label.
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Jin Yong's Wuxia novels, I greatly enjoyed The Book and The Sword. They're historical fantasy, with over the top martial arts and only a bit of the supernatural.
The Book and the Sword and The Deer and the Cauldron (in three volumes) have been translated by translated by John Minford. If the protagonist is a pirate, then more’s the better. Here are 16 essential pirate fantasy novels. (I’m allowing airship captains, but not space pirates, in the interests of keeping this list to a manageable : Ceridwen Christensen.
James Mann (writer) James Mann is a Washington-based journalist and author. He has written a series of non-fiction books, including three about America's relationship with China and four more about American foreign policy. His group biography about George W. Bush's war cabinet, Rise of The Vulcans, was a New York Times best-seller.
In The China Fantasy, Mann explores this scenario and offers a startling vision of our future with China that will have a profound impact for decades to come. Current Events Nonfiction Publication Details.
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