The Resource China road : a journey into the future of a rising power, Rob Gifford

China road : a journey into the future of a rising power, Rob Gifford

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China road : a journey into the future of a rising power
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China road
Title remainder
a journey into the future of a rising power
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Rob Gifford
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eng
Summary
Route 312 is the Chinese Route 66. It flows 3,000 miles, passing through the factory towns of the coastal areas, through the rural heart of China, then up into the Gobi Desert, where it merges with the Old Silk Road. The highway witnesses every part of the social and economic revolution that is turning China upside down. In this surprising book, radio journalist Rob Gifford, a fluent Mandarin speaker, takes Route 312 from its start in the boomtown of Shanghai to its end on the border with Kazakhstan. Gifford reveals the rich mosaic of modern Chinese life in all its contradictions, as he poses the crucial questions that all of us are asking about China: Will it really be the next global superpower? Is it as solid and as powerful as it looks from the outside? And who are the ordinary Chinese people, to whom the 21st century is supposed to belong? --From publisher description
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Gifford, Rob
Dewey number
951.06
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS712
LC item number
.G53 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Gifford, Rob
  • China
  • China
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China road : a journey into the future of a rising power, Rob Gifford
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588366344
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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D3A6E34C-554E-4F02-9615-C9BF4729A390
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  • (TLC)erc0000094515
  • 1016775
Label
China road : a journey into the future of a rising power, Rob Gifford
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588366344
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3A6E34C-554E-4F02-9615-C9BF4729A390
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000094515
  • 1016775

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