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China's Brave New World: And Other Tales for Global Times [Paperback]

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Vladimir Tismaneanu; Introduction Part One: Adventures in China-Watching 1. Burgers, Beepers, and Bowling Alleys; 2. Mr. Mao Ringtones; 3. All the Coffee in China; 4. The Generalissimo Would Not be Amused Part Two: The Inscrutable West 5. Searching the Stars for Emily Hahn; 6. Traveling with Twain; 7. Around the World with Grant and Li; 8. The Time Machine of Tippecanoe County Part Three: Turn-of-the-Century Flashbacks 9. Mixed Emotions: China in 1999; 10. Karl Gets a New Cap: Budapest in 2000; 11. Patriotism in Public Life: The United States in 2001; 12. A San Francisco of the East: Hong Kong in 2002 Part Four: The Tomorrowland Diaries 13. China's Brave New World; 14. Chicago in an Age of Illusions; 15. Why Go Anywhere?; 16. Faster than a Speeding Bullet Train Afterword: Rhymes for Our Times

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