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Is China Buying the World? by [Nolan, Peter]
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"China frightens the west. Rarely, however, do westerners look at how the world looks to China. Among the few westerners able to look at the world from the Chinese point of view is Peter Nolan... In [this] thought–provoking book... he addresse[s] one of the big fears about China – that it is buying the world. His answer is no: we are inside China but China is not inside us."
Martin Wolf, Financial Times

"Peter Nolan knows more about Chinese companies and their international competition than anyone else on earth, including in China."
Financial Times

"This new book joins the debate with breath–taking depth and width, probing the very heart of the global economic system that we currently live in."
LSE Politics Blog

"A balanced and very honest analysis."
Global Journal

"Another excellent product of Nolan′s fruitful academic career. In spite of its brevity, this highly readable yet rigorous volume closely engages many essential issues that directly concern the future of the world′s economic and political orders."
China Perspectives

"This is a useful little book; not only for its assessment of China, but also for its résumé of the globalised West and indeed worth a look for that alone."

"A well–argued rebuttal of anti–Chinese xenophobia, full of remarkable statistics."
The Age

"A slim and agile study of the eponymous question, which primarily seeks to debunk the growing myth."
International Affairs

′′This is an analysis which replaces rhetoric on Chinese companies with evidence′′
Business Week

"Nolan makes a convincing case against panic. Even China′s vast sovereign wealth is small compared to the market capitalisation of the companies listed on the stock exchanges of the West."
The CA Magazine

"Nolan′s slim factual volume is a model of clarity."
Morning Star

"An important perspective that challenges popular conceptions."
Publisher′s Weekly

"If you want to learn about large companies, their role in the global economy and in China′s rise, there is no better guide than Peter Nolan: his analyses are factual, measured and persuasive."
Vaclav Smil, University of Manitoba

"There is a wealth of current information in the book. The prose is succinct. It is aimed at addressing the question of China “buying the world” in the most direct, fact based way."(Studies on Asia 2013)

About the Author

Peter Nolan is Professor of Chinese Management at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Chinese Big Business Programme at the Judge Business School. He has been centrally involved in discussions about the integration of China with the global economy and business system. He has testified before the US Congress′ US–China Economic and Security Review Commission and served as an Advisor to the World Bank.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 982 KB
  • Print Length: 161 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0745660789
  • Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (29 April 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CM6WFZ8
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #634,759 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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