By Russell R. Miller
Mr. Miller’s vantage aspect of the coverage and funding industries, in addition to his public carrier actions, gave him the best window to trap the contradictions of the recent China. here's an rising superpower, with the world’s moment biggest economic system, striving to be glossy in all issues and triumph over centuries of grinding poverty and humiliation by way of the West. A Communist political procedure coexists with a capitalist economic climate and sparkling skyscrapers are available round the nook from a again alley being swept by means of a dried bamboo department broom whose layout stretches again 1000 years, close by a swish Mercedes pulls as much as a stoplight through a pushcart piled excessive with discarded goods
From his domestic in Shanghai, essentially the most Western of chinese language towns, as soon as often called the “Paris of the East,” Mr. Miller takes us on an instructive and unique trip via China. As insightful as he's attractive, Russell R. Miller makes the proper touring spouse for this trip during the paradoxes of the rising powerhouse of recent China.
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An American in Shanghai: Reflections on Living in New China by Russell R. Miller