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Author Jacques, Martin.

Title When China rules the world : the end of the western world and the birth of a new global order / Martin Jacques.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2009.


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 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  327.51 JACQUES    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  327.51 JA    Check Shelf
Description xxv, 550 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 438-539) and index.
Contents The changing of the guard : the end of the western world -- The rise of the West -- Japan : modern but hardly western -- China's ignominy -- Contested modernity : the age of China -- China as an economic superpower -- A civilization-state -- The Middle Kingdom mentality -- China's own backyard -- China : a rising global power -- When China rules the world -- Concluding remarks : the eight differences that define China.
Summary Explains how China's ascendance as an economic superpower will alter the cultural, political, social, and ethnic balance of global power in the twenty-first century, unseating the West and in the process creating a whole new world.
Subject China -- Foreign relations -- 1976-
China -- Politics and government -- 2002-
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- China.
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
China -- Foreign relations -- Western countries.
Western countries -- Foreign relations -- China.
ISBN 9781594201851 alkaline paper
1594201854 alkaline paper
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