Thunder from the East

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 23, 2001 - Political Science - 400 pages
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors of China Wakes comes this insightful and comprehensive look at Asia on the rise.

The recent economic crisis in Asia heaped devastation upon millions. Yet Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn argue that it was the best thing that could have happened to Asia. It destroyed the cronyism, protectionism, and government regulation that had been crippling Asian business for decades, and it left in its wake a vast region of resilient and determined millions poised to wrest economic, diplomatic and military power from the West. Thunder from the East is a riveting look at a complex region, a fascinating panoply of compelling characters, and a prophetic analysis from arguably the West's most informed and intelligent writers on Asia.

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THUNDER FROM THE EAST: Portrait of a Rising Asia

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An entertaining and occasionally thought-provoking tour of Asia as it prepares for the 21st century.Husband and wife Kristof and WuDunn (China Wakes, 1994) provide a panoramic view of Asia on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - JBreedlove - LibraryThing

The authors use economic and population data to stress the "power" and importance of China but are short on what China has to offer the world. Read full review


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Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn live outside New York City.

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