Getting Rich First: Life in a Changing China

Getting Rich First: Life in a Changing China

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Welcome to the new China, a nation in perpetual fast forward - where cities rebuild themselves in double quick time, peasants leave the land in their millions, and parents scratch their heads as the young generation embraces pop culture, the internet and the sexual revolution, while the new middle-classes rush to enjoy previously unimaginable lifestyles, the ruling Communist Party struggles to keep up with shifting values among calls for a more open media and society and an ever-growing wealth gap.

Through individual stories, former BBC correspondent Duncan Hewitt paints a memorable picture of China in all its complex, contradictory, often startling reality.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780099488798
BY (AUTHOR) Hewitt, Duncan
PUBLISHER : Vintage Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : May 01, 2008
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Vintage
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Tertiary Education
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 323 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Economics, Finance, Business & Management
History & Archaeology
DESCRIPTION :
Welcome to the new China, a nation in perpetual fast forward - where cities rebuild themselves in double quick time, peasants leave the land in their millions, and parents scratch their heads as the young generation embraces pop culture, the internet and the sexual revolution, while the new middle-classes rush to enjoy previously unimaginable lifestyles, the ruling Communist Party struggles to keep up with shifting values among calls for a more open media and society and an ever-growing wealth gap.

Through individual stories, former BBC correspondent Duncan Hewitt paints a memorable picture of China in all its complex, contradictory, often startling reality.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780099488798
BY (AUTHOR) Hewitt, Duncan
PUBLISHER : Vintage Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : May 01, 2008
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Vintage
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Tertiary Education
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 323 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Economics, Finance, Business & Management
History & Archaeology