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China in Ten Words

English · Paperback

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Informationen zum Autor Yu Hua Translated by Allan H. Barr Klappentext From one of China's most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reveal as never before the world's most populous yet oft-misunderstood nation. In "Disparity," for example, Yu Hua illustrates the expanding gaps that separate citizens of the country. In "Copycat," he depicts the escalating trend of piracy and imitation as a creative new form of revolutionary action. And in "Bamboozle," he describes the increasingly brazen practices of trickery, fraud, and chicanery that are, he suggests, becoming a way of life at every level of society. Witty, insightful, and courageous, this is a refreshingly candid vision of the "Chinese miracle" and all of its consequences.

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Authors Yu Hua, Yu Hua
Assisted by Allan H Barr (Translation), Allan H. Barr (Translation)
Publisher Anchor Books USA
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 01.08.2012
 
EAN 9780307739797
ISBN 978-0-307-73979-7
No. of pages 240
Dimensions 130 mm x 203 mm x 20 mm
Series VINTAGE BOOKS
Subjects Non-fiction book

China : Kultur

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