A Short History of China: From Ancient Dynasties to Economic Powerhouse #ad - . It also investigates the chinese view of the world and examines the movements, aspirations, and philosophies that molded it and, in so doing, created the Chinese nation. It describes the amazing technological advances that China's scientists and inventors made many hundreds of years before similar discoveries in Europe.
Understanding China 3rd Edition: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political CultureHill and Wang #ad - In the new edition, the chinese government's ongoing efforts to curb the influence of the Internet, Starr seamlessly weaves in additional material on the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and the intensifying trade disputes between the United States and China. Succinct, to its intellectual freedoms and human rights, Understanding China remains a necessary guide for the uninitiated to everything from the Chinese economy and political system, modest, and refreshingly forthright, to its relationship with the rest of the world.
After ten years, john bryan starr has thoroughly revised and updated his classic introduction to the background of, the data about, and the issues at stake in China's present and future.
China: A HistoryBasic Books #ad - Crisp, and engaging, judicious, China is the classic single-volume history for anyone seeking to understand the present and future of this immensely powerful nation. Keay's authoritative history examines 5, 000 years in China, from the time of the Three Dynasties through Chairman Mao and the current economic transformation of the country.
An authoritative account of five thousand years of Chinese historyMany nations define themselves in terms of territory or people; China defines itself in terms of history. Taking into account the country's unrivaled, voluminous tradition of history writing, John Keay has composed a vital and illuminating overview of the nation's complex and vivid past.
The One Hour China Book 2017 Edition: Two Peking University Professors Explain All of China Business in Six Short StoriesTowson Group LLC (Cayman Islands) #ad - House of representatives, 1989-2002“This book simplifies China in a very elegant and smart way. He co-chairs the urban china Initiative along with Tsinghua University to catalyze the next stage of China’s urbanization. Author jeffrey towson is a private equity investor / consultant, keynote speaker, Peking University professor and author.
Consumerchina. One hour with this book will make you an expert on business in China. Dick gephardt, Majority-Minority Leader, U. S. It can be read in an hour and gives you most of what you need to know about China business today - and its increasing impact on the rest of the world. He opened mckinsey's Shanghai location in 1995 and has been resident since then.
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A History of China 'In Brief' Books for Busy People Book 9#ad - This is followed by the Republican era, Civil War and the arrival of Communism. Where possible, maps and charts are provided which should help the reader navigate through the text. Then, about forty years ago she woke up and since that time has risen to become the world’s second largest economy by GDP with the world’s greatest purchasing power.
This book tells of China’s turbulent past. Later chapters include the arrival of buddhism, the period under the Mongol rule of Kublai Khan as well as the refinement of porcelain and the opening up of trade with the West under the Ming dynasty. The final chapters cover the opium wars and the ‘hundred years of humiliation’ that led to the fall of the Qing dynasty.
A History of China 'In Brief' Books for Busy People Book 9 #ad - Napoleon bonaparte, when referring to China, famously said; “China is a sleeping giant. Should the reader be inspired to further reading on the subject, a small selection of the main works that have been consulted is provided at the end. The epilogue looks at how China has succeeded in combining socialism with a market economy that has resulted in a dynamic and exciting country.
As with other books in the ‘in brief’ series, this book is aimed at the general reader who wants to understand a particular historical topic but does not have the time or inclination to read a heavy academic tome. Starting with the pre-historical yellow emperor, the earlier chapters trace the origins of the Great Wall, the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors and the opening up of the ancient Silk Road.
Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world. His words were prophetic.
Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture - ChinaKuperard #ad - When the world plunged into economic crisis, too, factories closed, in China, but most unemployed workers simply made their way back to the countryside. It will enable you to discover for yourself the warmth, humor, intelligence, and humanity of this extraordinary people. Culture smart! china puts the latest dramatic changes into a historical context, explains deep-seated cultural attitudes, and guides the visitor through a maze of unfamiliar social situations.
The patience, diligence, enterprise, and natural optimism that are part of the Chinese character helped tide it over the setback. New mega-cities sprang up, peopled by a generation of city dwellers, light years away from their parents' rural world. The spectacular beijing Olympics of 2008 heralded China's arrival as an economic superpower.
Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture - China #ad - The chinese have always taken a long-term view of events. Among the young, educated, urban elite there is an eagerness to discuss issues that were formerly "off limits. ". They are proud of their ancient civilization and their modern achievements.
Decoding China: Cross-cultural strategies for successful business with the Chinese#ad - It has worked before; it will work in China. Whether you are planning to operate in the Chinese market or you have to deal with Chinese companies in your home country, this book will provide you with a framework that will help you to prepare a culturally intelligent strategy. Many companies around the world are increasingly dealing with Chinese counterparts, and having a good knowledge of Chinese cultural codes is essential to avoid issues and pitfalls that can often derail a business.
Decoding China: Cross-cultural strategies for successful business with the Chinese #ad - . Many entrepreneurs make this assumption that could not be further from the truth. Understanding chinese business culture is one of the keys for success in the Chinese market. The book combines an intellectual analysis of Chinese Culture with a practical perspective on how it affects business and work relationships.
China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps, 3rd EditionStone Bridge Press #ad - . China survival guide should be considered an essential 'take-along' for anyone visiting China for business or pleasure. Midwest book review, may 2014"Like having a professional guide walking alongside you answering your many questions. A must for your next china visit!"travel answer man OnlineCompact, affordable, reliable, a delight to readthese qualities are what has made China Survival Guide so popular with first-time and seasoned China travelers.
China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps, 3rd Edition #ad - Includes practical strategies for lodging, walking, haggling, crowds, etiquette, medical and bathroom emergencies, and learning the twin arts of patience and persistence. Frequent china visitors larry Herzberg and Qin Herzberg are professors of Chinese language and culture at Calvin College in Michigan.
An ideal, pocket-sized, what to do, 264 page compendium packed from cover to cover with practical advice, and invaluable tips on places to go, insightful commentary, things to see, and what to avoid. This third edition has a brand new section on train travel, plus updates and fresh recommendations.
Entrepreneurship in China: The Emergence of the Private SectorRoutledge #ad - This book explores these wealth creators and builders of China’s new economy, and offers guidance on the best ways to work with China’s entrepreneurs and their growing businesses. Entrepreneurship in china looks at the dynamic and changing nature of entrepreneurship, adapt and evolve their approaches within an uncertain, and the need for entrepreneurs to refine, fast-changing and volatile environment.
This book examines the distinctive and particular context of China for entrepreneurs, and offers insights into how entrepreneurship has emerged as the driver of China’s economy. This is an astonishing transformation of a country that in the late 1970s was one of the poorest in Asia. This book will benefit business people, policy makers and researchers seeking to understand Chinese entrepreneurship and offers guidance to practitioners interested in working with private Chinese businesses.
Entrepreneurship in China: The Emergence of the Private Sector #ad - It is now the second, and will soon become the largest, global economy. Central to this economic miracle has been the emergence of a private sector of entrepreneurs who have started and grown businesses of all sizes and types. The chinese economy has grown faster for a longer period than any other economy in the world.
China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know®Oxford University Press #ad - In the 1980s china was an impoverished backwater, struggling to escape the political turmoil and economic mismanagement of the Mao era. Today it is the world's second biggest economy, the consumer of half the world's steel and coal, the biggest source of international tourists, the largest manufacturing and trading nation, and one of the most influential investors in developing countries from southeast Asia to Africa to Latin America.
China's growth has lifted 700 million people out of poverty. Whether you're doing business in china, or a student trying to navigate the complexities of this fascinating and diverse country, negotiating with its government officials, this is the one book that will tell you everything you need to know about how China works, where it came from and where it's going.
China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know® #ad - . It has also created a monumental environmental mess, with smog-blanketed cities and carbon emissions that are a leading cause of climate change. Multinational companies make billions of dollars in profits in China each year, but traders around the world shudder at every gyration of the country's unruly stock markets.
China's economy: what everyone needs to Know® is a concise introduction to the most astonishing economic growth story of the last three decades. Most surprising of all, its capitalist economy is governed by an authoritarian Communist Party that shows no sign of loosening its grip. How did china grow so fast for so long? can it keep growing and still solve its problems of environmental damage, interviews with dozens of company executives and policy makers, but with a wealth of detail drawn from academic research, fast-rising debt and rampant corruption? How long can its vibrant economy co-exist with the repressive one-party state? What do China's changes mean for the rest of the world? China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know® answers these questions in straightforward language that you don't need to be an economist to understand, and a quarter-century of personal experience.
1799 CE - China: A History Volume 1: From Neolithic Cultures through the Great Qing Empire, 10,000 BCEHackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - Available in one or two volumes, introduction to the political, this accessible, social, yet rigorous, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of the development of Chinese civilization from its beginnings to the present day. Each volume includes ample illustrations, extensive notes, a full complement of maps, a chronological table, recommendations for further reading and an index.
Volume 1: from neolithic cultures through the Great Qing Empire 10, 000 BCE—1799. Volume 2: from the great qing empire through the People's Republic of China 1644—2009.