Agricultural Development in China 1368-1968

Agricultural Development in China 1368-1968 Dwight H. Perkins, Aldine Transaction, 2013 Agricultural Development in China explains how China’s farm economy historically responded to the demands of a rising population. Dwight H. Perkins begins in the year A.D. 1368, the founding date of the Ming dynasty. More...

Can China Lead? Reaching the Limits of Power and Growth

Can China Lead? Reaching the Limits of Power and Growth Regina M. Abrami, William C. Kirby, and F. Warren McFarlan, Harvard Business Review Press, 2014 In this thought-provoking book, noted China experts from Harvard Business School and the Wharton School assert that while China has experienced remarkable economic growth...

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China Ezra F. Vogel, Harvard University Press, 2013 Perhaps no one in the twentieth century had a greater long-term impact on world history than Deng Xiaoping. And no scholar of contemporary East Asian history and culture is better qualified than Ezra Vogel to disentangle...

East Asian Development Foundations and Strategies

East Asian Development Foundations and Strategies Dwight H. Perkins, Harvard University Press, 2013 In the early 1960s, fewer than five percent of Japanese owned automobiles, China’s per capita income was among the lowest in Asia, and living standards in South Korea’s rural areas were on par with some of the world’s...
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