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The Resource China's brave new world : and other tales for global times, Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu

China's brave new world : and other tales for global times, Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu

Label
China's brave new world : and other tales for global times
Title
China's brave new world
Title remainder
and other tales for global times
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu
Title variation
Chinas brave new world
Title variation remainder
and other tales for global times
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A scholar poses such questions as what it really means to order a latte at Starbucks in Beijing as he journeys from nineteenth-century China into the future in this examination of China's place in the current world order, and from Shanghai, to Chicago, St. Louis, Budapest, and beyond
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261265
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N
Dewey number
951.06
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS779.23
LC item number
.W38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • China
  • China
  • Civilization, Modern
Target audience
adult
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and other tales for global times
Label
China's brave new world : and other tales for global times, Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip073/2006035028.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-203) and index
Contents
  • All the coffee in China
  • The generalissimo would not be amused
  • Part 2.
  • The inscrutable West
  • Searching the stars for Emily Hahn
  • Traveling with Twain
  • Around the world with Grant and Li
  • The time machine of Tippecanoe County
  • Part 3.
  • Turn-of-the-century flashbacks
  • Foreword:
  • Mixed emotions: China in 1999
  • Karl gets a new cap: Budapest in 2000
  • Patriotism in public life: the United States in 2001
  • A San Francisco of the East: Hong Kong in 2002
  • Part 4.
  • The tomorrowland diaries
  • China's brave new world
  • Chicago in an age of illusions
  • Why go anywhere?
  • Faster than a speeding bullet train
  • Beyond Marx, Lenin, and Mao
  • Afterword:
  • Rhymes for our times
  • Vladimir Tismaneanu
  • Introduction
  • Part 1.
  • Adventures in China-watching
  • Burgers, beepers, and bowling alleys
  • Mr. Mao ringtones
Control code
ocm73994190
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780253348890
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035028
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)73994190
Label
China's brave new world : and other tales for global times, Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip073/2006035028.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-203) and index
Contents
  • All the coffee in China
  • The generalissimo would not be amused
  • Part 2.
  • The inscrutable West
  • Searching the stars for Emily Hahn
  • Traveling with Twain
  • Around the world with Grant and Li
  • The time machine of Tippecanoe County
  • Part 3.
  • Turn-of-the-century flashbacks
  • Foreword:
  • Mixed emotions: China in 1999
  • Karl gets a new cap: Budapest in 2000
  • Patriotism in public life: the United States in 2001
  • A San Francisco of the East: Hong Kong in 2002
  • Part 4.
  • The tomorrowland diaries
  • China's brave new world
  • Chicago in an age of illusions
  • Why go anywhere?
  • Faster than a speeding bullet train
  • Beyond Marx, Lenin, and Mao
  • Afterword:
  • Rhymes for our times
  • Vladimir Tismaneanu
  • Introduction
  • Part 1.
  • Adventures in China-watching
  • Burgers, beepers, and bowling alleys
  • Mr. Mao ringtones
Control code
ocm73994190
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780253348890
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035028
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)73994190

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