Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the new China download free [PDF and Ebook] by Evan Osnos

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the new China download free [PDF and Ebook] by Evan Osnos year 2015
  • Book name: Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the new China
  • Author: Evan Osnos
  • Release date: 2015/5/22
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780374535278
  • Rating: 8.37 of 10
  • Votes: 340
  • Review by: Aspen Rickard
  • Review rating: 9.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/8
  • Total pages: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalistWinner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfictionAn Economist Best Book of 2014Winner of the bronze medal for the Council on Foreign Relations' 2015 Arthur Ross Book AwardA vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformationFrom abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation of pragmatic plutocrats and ruthlessly dedicated students destined to rule the global economy-or an addled Goliath, riddled with corruption and on the edge of stagnation. What we don't see is how both powerful and ordinary people are remaking their lives as their country dramatically changes. As the Beijing correspondent for The New Yorker, Evan Osnos was on the ground in China for years, witness to profound political, economic, and cultural upheaval. In Age of Ambition, he describes the greatest collision taking place in that country: the clash between the rise of the individual and the Communist Party's struggle to retain control. He asks probing questions: Why does a government with more success lifting people from poverty than any civilization in history choose to put strict restraints on freedom of expression? Why do millions of young Chinese professionals-fluent in English and devoted to Western pop culture-consider themselves 'angry youth,' dedicated to resisting the West's influence? How are Chinese from all strata finding meaning after two decades of the relentless pursuit of wealth? Writing with great narrative verve and a keen sense of irony, Osnos follows the moving stories of everyday people and reveals life in the new China to be a battleground between aspiration and authoritarianism, in which only one can prevail.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H36M31S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Asian History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 137x206x25mm
  • Weight: 318g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York

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