China's Century: The Awakening of the Next Economic Powerhouse

Version: Abridged
Author: Laurence J. Brahm
Narrator: Anna Fields
Genres: Business & Economics, Politics, Global Politics
Publisher: Penton Overseas
Published In: July 2002
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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Overview

China's Century examines why China's economy is expected to overtake that of the U.S.--from both a Western and Chinese perspective. Woven together with commentary from Laurence Brahm, this book will cover a wide range of current topics, featuring a number of leading names from both China and the West such as Ezra Vogel, Brent Scowcroft, and Zhou Nan.
* One of the most comprehensive, wide-ranging books on China yet published.
* Features Chinese experts and Westerners with extensive experience of this remarkable country.

Reviews (1)

China's Century: The Awakening of the Next Economic Powerhouse

Written by Peter Andresen from Salinas, CA on February 17th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 2/5

I can't disagree with the premise of this book. Certainly there is every indication that China will become the world's largest economy in the next few decades. And this book , which I reveiwed in audio form, offers occasional insight into the key questions surrounding China's ascendency. Yet this book is also as boring as watching a bucket of tap water. Better: "Mapping the Global Future", available through the US government's printing office.