Hu Jintao

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Infobase Publishing, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 128 pages
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When Hu Jintao became president of China in 2003, very little was known about this enigmatic man. This biography helps unravel the mystery surrounding Jintao by exploring his rise from humble engineering student to powerful leader of the world's most populous country, and discussing what his rule means to the future of China and the world.
 

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Contents

Foreword
6
The Chinese Century
12
Hu Jintaos Early Years
16
A Promising Career
25
The Fourth Generation
38
Domestic Challenges
53
Foreign Affairs
73
The Future for Hu and China
94
Chronology
110
Bibliography
113
Further Reading
120
Photo Cred
121
Index
122
About the Authors
127
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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is renowned as a historian, a public intellectual, & a political activist. He served as a special assistant to President John F. Kennedy; won two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1946 for "The Age of Jackson" & in 1966 for "A Thousand Days," & in 1998 was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.

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