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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
And other tales for global times
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • China
  • Civilization, Modern
Label
China's brave new world : and other tales for global times, Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom ; foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-203) and index
Contents
Foreword: beyond Marx, Lenin, and Mao / Vladimir Tismaneanu -- Introduction -- Part 1. Adventures in China-watching -- Burgers, beepers, and bowling alleys -- Mr. Mao ringtones -- 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 -- 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 -- Afterword: rhymes for our times
Control code
ocm73994190
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780253219084
Isbn Type
(pbk. : 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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-203) and index
Contents
Foreword: beyond Marx, Lenin, and Mao / Vladimir Tismaneanu -- Introduction -- Part 1. Adventures in China-watching -- Burgers, beepers, and bowling alleys -- Mr. Mao ringtones -- 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 -- 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 -- Afterword: rhymes for our times
Control code
ocm73994190
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780253219084
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035028
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)73994190

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