PRIVATIZING CHINA INSIDE CHINA'S STOCK MARKETS In more depth than any other, this ... more
highly readable book lays bare why China's capital markets have fallen so far short of their promise. It is required reading for anyone seeking to understand the realities and the future of an extraordinary economic transformation.
China, one of the world's great civilisations, has sometimes been regarded as a simple and ... more
largely peasant-based society. Yet it is a country which has undergone, in the past few decades, the most profound and far-reaching changes any society has ever experienced. In a series of vivid first-hand accounts these films take a look at the changes which have come about in Chinese society, and at how they have affected the lives of ordinary men and women. Granada Television, also see Living with the Revolution, The Newest Revolution and The Kazakhs of China. This film is of historical interest and reflects the cultural attitudes and language of the time it was made.
Contemporary China seen through the eyes of her people. Remarkable. Unexpected. A ... more
compelling insight into China's achievements and controversies. Shot in High Definition this ground-breaking programme shows first hand the challenges faced by 1.3 billion Chinese people at a time when the eyes of the world are on their country's rapid economic growth and increasing influence. Emmy award winning documentary filmmaker Jonathan Lewis and his team have been granted unprecedented access by the Chinese government to film across the country including Tibet and Muslim Xinjiang and to interview its people at every level. But while the access is official much of what emerges is anything but. The lives of China's people are being shaped and shaken by dramatic changes: social economic environmental personal. They are all striving for prosperity but only some will benefit from it. Speaking with passion and frankness their stories are revelatory and moving. China Inside the definitive series gets under the skin of a nation to reveal the mounting pressures its people and leaders are under. In their own words. "an eye-opening documentary" - The Times "Powerful and thought provoking" - Radio Times" Emmy award-winning documentary maker Johnathan Lewis has spent four years gaining access to institutions like prisons conferences and courtrooms as well as private homes. The result is an extroadinary and fascinating insight.
The Party Forever In The Party Forever, Rowan Callick goes behind the scenes to reveal the ... more
workings of China's political elite, introduce us to its future leaders and explore how prepared it is to meet the challenges of its new role in the 21st century. An essential and eye-opening account of this poorly understood but hugely influential player in world politics. Full description
"National Geographic's" new book "Inside China", tells that story with the best pictures ever taken of China, both past and present. Exotic China has always attracted great photographers -and China's history has yielded unforgettble images.