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Click to enlargeRestless Empire : China and the World Since 1750

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Author: Westad, Odd Arne
Publisher: Basic Books, Aug 2008
Format: HC, 528pp
Region: East Asia
Country: China
As the twenty-first century dawns, China stands at a crossroads. The largest and most populous country on earth and currently the world’s second biggest economy, China has recently reclaimed its historic place at the center of global affairs after decades of internal chaos and disastrous foreign relations. But even as China tentatively reengages with the outside world, the contradictions of its development risks pushing it back into an era of insularity and instability—a regression that, as China’s recent history shows, would have serious implications for all other nations.


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