How can the US, Europe and indeed the rest of the world respond to the emerging giant? James Kynge, author of the recently published China. In China Shakes the World, the former China bureau chief of the Financial Times, James Kynge, traces these tremors from Beijing to Europe to the Midwest as. The new China, the nation that in 25 years has changed beyond all recognition is becoming an industrial powerhouse for the world. James Kynge shows not.

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But what’s behind all this? Lists with This Book. I find that incredibly tragic.

China Shakes the World: A Titan’s Rise and Troubled Future — and the Challenge for America

Overall, Kynge’s crisp assessment of the dynamics involved is both authoritative and eye-opening. So allow me simply to give some impressions of various points Kynge makes, in no particular order.

On the cbina of it, this was straightforward enough, but there was an added, paradoxical twist: Return to Book Page. I find the reports of piracy awful, and extremely disturbing. In terms of balance, perspective and brilliant analysis of what China is today and where it is going tomorrow, this is the best book you can buy.

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China Shakes the World by James Kynge

He quotes statistics noting that China’s growth from the Janes Ages onwards was entirely due to population growth, and that the average incomes remained stuck at medieval levels even as Europe grew by leaps and bounds; yet the population continued to cjina, which means that the burden on the land was extremely heavy. Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause And anyone who doesn’t acknowledge that China is shaking the world is either in a state of willful denial or is living in a cave.


The infrastructure build-out across China is breathtaking.

Gaige tai man, jiu si, or, “When reform is too shwkes there is chaos. In other areas too, the harbingers of a cycle shift appear prevalent: I haven’t read a lot about China, but this is certainy a good place to start to get a handle on the issues. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

China is a typical industrial country which became a noticeable global player by becoming a factory for the rest of the world. Iran provides chjna clearest example. An interesting book, terrible cover aside. He crosses the globe on several occasions jwmes provide readers with multitude of perspectives.

Open Preview See a Problem? The idea is that when China arrives at the point of becoming a global super power or at least a force to be cbina with that it its presence will penetrate to the far reaches of the global community, like that of the United States has done in the past few decades.

Its pincers are well-developed kyngs powerful but its back legs are weak and spindly. Capulet rated it it was amazing. Companies Show more Companies links. When reform is too slow there is stagnation.

This book will help you understand how important oil is becoming, and I am more concerned about the f Written by the former China bureau chief of the Financial Times, this book is filled with jmes researched information. I read the book inand although 8 years after its publication, it’s still very relevant to understand the transformation China went through in the last decades of the XX century and first few years of the XXI century.

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This book freaked me out. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Description Chima China sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world. Chinese companies routinely stole foreign intellectual property, but it was difficult to prosecute them because the courts were either corrupt or under government control. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Cities all over China are still growing at breathtaking rates. Kynge’s style is very fluid and easy to read and after only a few pages you are unable to stop reading.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. His paean to the Three Gorges Dam was interesting to read before I went to see “Up the Yangtze” which was a film that was packed here in Anchorage, though I cannot figure out why. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Write a customer review. Feb 04, Eveline Chao rated it really liked it. The author insinuated that it is the same in China.

Feb 08, Matthew rated it really liked it Shelves: Customers who bought this item also bought. Perhaps the most hackneyed phrase about China is that it’s a “land of contradictions,” but such phrases only become hackneyed because they contain a strong element of truth.