Item description for Thunder from the Silent Zone: Rethinking China by Paul Monk...
Challenging conventional wisdom about China and its relationship to the rest of the world, this studyoffersa sophisticated critique of Samuel Huntington's influential "clash of civilizations" hypothesis.Arguing that China shows a significant capacity for economic and social change, as well as a growing tolerance for dissent, the book urges Westernerstostop thinking of this emerging superpowerasan isolated and repressivegiant and to encourage greater openness. Offeringa radical rethinking of China's international role, includingindependence forTaiwan, the book discusses many aspects of everyday Chinese life, including politics,economics, literature, music, and film.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.13" Width: 5.91" Height: 1.02" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date May 28, 2007
Publisher Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.
ISBN 1920769374 ISBN13 9781920769376
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More About Paul Monk
P. M. S. Monk is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, UK.
Paul Monk has an academic affiliation as follows - Manchester Metropolitan University.