Marte Kjær Galtung,Stig Stenslie's 49 Myths about China PDF

By Marte Kjær Galtung,Stig Stenslie

ISBN-10: 1442236221

ISBN-13: 9781442236226

Communism is useless in China. “China Inc.” is deciding to buy up the area. China has the U.S. over a barrel. The chinese language are only copycats. China is an environmental baddie, China is colonizing Africa. Mao was once a monster. the tip of the Communist regime is close to. The twenty first century belongs to China. Or does it? Marte Kjær Galtung and Stig Stenslie spotlight forty nine commonplace myths approximately China’s prior, current, and destiny and weigh their fact or fiction. prime an enlightening and enjoyable journey, the authors debunk frequent “knowledge” approximately chinese language tradition, society, politics, and economic climate. sometimes, chinese language themselves motivate flawed impressions. yet lots of those myths are fairly approximately how we Westerners see ourselves, inasmuch as China or the chinese language individuals are depicted as what we're not. Western perceptions of the empire within the East have for hundreds of years oscillated among sinophilia and sinophobia, inspired via historic alterations within the West up to through occasions in China. This well timed and provocative publication deals an enticing and compelling window on a emerging energy we frequently misunderstand.

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