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Thunder From the East : Portrait of a Rising Asia

Thunder From the East : Portrait of a Rising Asia - 00 edition

Thunder From the East : Portrait of a Rising Asia - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780375703010

ISBN10: 0375703012

Thunder From the East : Portrait of a Rising Asia by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn - ISBN 9780375703010
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Vintage Books
Published: 2000
International: No
Thunder From the East : Portrait of a Rising Asia by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn - ISBN 9780375703010

ISBN13: 9780375703010

ISBN10: 0375703012

Summary

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors of China Wakes comes this insightful and comprehensive look at Asia on the rise.

The recent economic crisis in Asia heaped devastation upon millions. Yet Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn argue that it was the best thing that could have happened to Asia. It destroyed the cronyism, protectionism, and government regulation that had been crippling Asian business for decades, and it left in its wake a vast region of resilient and determined millions poised to wrest economic, diplomatic and military power from the West. Thunder from the East is a riveting look at a complex region, a fascinating panoply of compelling characters, and a prophetic analysis from arguably the West's most informed and intelligent writers on Asia.