The New Chinese Empire by Ross Terrill
Bejing's Political Dilemma And What It Means For The United States

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By looking at China's past, Terrill has provided an excellent road map for understanding its future.- BusinessWeek

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Ross Terrill was born in Australia, where he attended and taught at Melbourne University and served in the Australian Army. He took a Ph.D. in political science at Harvard University in 1970, became an American citizen in 1979, and today as a writer and lecturer is one of the Western world’s leading authorities on China. Terrill has written for the Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, and newspapers including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune. He has won the National Magazine Award and the George Polk Award for Outstanding Magazine Reporting. He is the author of nine books and lives in Boston.
Published March 5, 2009 by Basic Books. 403 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, Business & Economics, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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(Even the most radical of the Tiananmen Square protestors, Terrill writes, sought only a dialogue with “the Communist party-state.”) All its weaknesses allowed for, though, China still offers a threat to America, especially because it seeks to displace the US as the chief economic force in Asia a...

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After four decades at the interface between scholarship on the People?s Republic of China and the English-reading public, Ross Terrill has now produced The New Chinese Empire, which readers may regard as his most ambitious book.

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