The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China

The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China

by Kerry Brown


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780769103
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Publication date: 08/27/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kerry Brown is the Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia, and former head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House. With 20 years experience of life in China, he has worked in education, business and government, including a term as First Secretary at the British Embassy in Beijing. He writes regularly for the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian amongst others, as well as for many international and Chinese media outlets. He is the author of Contemporary China (2012), Friends and Enemies: The Past, Present and Future of the Communist Party of China (with Will Hutton, 2009) and Struggling Giant: China in the 21st Century (with Jonathan Fenby, 2007).

Table of Contents

1. On the Networked Leadership
2. The Long and Winding Road to the 18th Party Congress
3. Lives of the Leader's: Xi Jinping
4. The Politburo's First Lawyer, Premier Li Keqiang
5. The Stars Around the Two Suns: The Other Five
6. The Contradictions of Modern China: Ideology and its Role
Bibliography of Chinese Sources

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