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Paper tiger

Zhiyuan Xu

Paper tiger

inside the real China

by Zhiyuan Xu

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  • 29 Currently reading

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Written in English

  • Social conditions,
  • Politics and government,
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  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesInside the real China
    StatementXu Zhiyuan ; translated from the Chinese by Michelle Deeter and Nicky Harman
    ContributionsDeeter, Michelle, translator, Harman, Nicky, translator
    LC ClassificationsDS779.4 .X9 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 305 pages
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27217775M
    ISBN 101781859787, 1781859795
    ISBN 109781781859780, 9781781859797
    LC Control Number2015513114

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