When China Rules the World The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order: Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-08-28
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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According to even the most conservative estimates, China will ascend to the position of world economic leader by 2050. In this far-reaching and original investigation, Jacques offers provocative answers to some of the most pressing questions about China's growing place on the world stage.

Author Biography

Martin Jacques, a political journalist and scholar, is the coeditor and coauthor of The Forward March or Labour Halted?, The Politics of Thatcherism, and New Times. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. xi
List of Mapsp. xv
List of Tablesp. xvii
List of Illustrationsp. xix
Acknowledgementsp. xxi
Note on Transliteration, Names and Currencyp. xxxiii
Major Periods in Imperial Chinap. xxxv
The Changing of the Guardp. 1
The End of the Western World
The Rise of the Westp. 29
Japan - Modern But Hardly Westernp. 55
China's Ignominyp. 82
Contested Modernityp. 117
The Age of China
China as an Economic Superpowerp. 173
A Civilization-Statep. 241
The Middle Kingdom Mentalityp. 294
China's Own Backyardp. 342
China as a Rising Global Powerp. 406
When China Rules the Worldp. 489
Concluding Remarks: The Eight Differences that Define Chinap. 561
Afterword - After the Financial Crisis: The Beginning of the Chinese World Orderp. 585
Appendix-The Overseas Chinesep. 637
Notesp. 641
Guide to Further Readingp. 731
Select Bibliographyp. 736
Permissionsp. 777
Indexp. 779
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