Osnos, Evan, 1976-

Age of ambition : chasing fortune, truth, and faith in the new China / Evan Osnos. - First edition. - x, 403 pages : map ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Fortune. Unfettered ; The call ; Baptized in civilization ; Appetites of the mind ; No longer a slave ; Cutthroat ; Acquired taste -- Truth. Dancing in shackles ; Liberty leading the people ; Miracles and magic engines ; A chorus of soloists ; The art of the resistance ; Seven sentences ; The germ in the henhouse ; Sandstorm ; Lightning storm ; All that glitters ; The hard truth -- Faith. The spiritual void ; Passing by ; Soulcraft ; Culture wars ; True believers ; Breaking out.

"A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation"--

9780374280741 (hardback) : $27.00 0374280746 (hardback) : $27.00

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Social change--China.
Economic development--China.
Individualism--China.
Authoritarianism--China.


China--Civilization--2002-
China--Social conditions--2000-
China--Politics and government--21st century.

DS779.43 / .O76 2014

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