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China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2013

    While the info is a little outdated by now, the book provides gr

    While the info is a little outdated by now, the book provides great examples of the rise of China. Great for anyone who wants to understand China better and how its rise could affect the world in the future.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2007

    Excellent Intro to Business in Modern China

    This book covers every topic one could ask for in a simple, well-written intro to contemporary China, its business environment and people. The enigmas of Chinese behavior and growth are explained clearly and convincingly. Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2005

    Insightful!

    Squarely addressed to people with scant knowledge of China, this anecdotal excursion into the economics of the Middle Kingdom is dilettantish in the best sense of the word. Those who know China will learn only illustrative tales here, but those who do not know China will learn what even the most scrupulously accurate journalists cannot always convey: the feel of the place. Author Ted C. Fishman explores Shanghai shops, Shenzhen factories and markets for female companionship euphemistically known as karaoke halls, and he manages to put everything in the context of China¿s economic development. No doubt many readers will come away convinced that China is a threat - indeed, part of the author¿s purpose is to show how China challenges the world. He does that convincingly by alternating vignettes of China with vignettes of America. Critics may quibble, and not without reason, that the book is superficial, uncritical and naïve. Granted. But we counter: it¿s a heck of a read.

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    Posted October 15, 2009

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