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Age of ambition : chasing fortune, truth, and faith in the new China / Evan Osnos.

By: Osnos, Evan, 1976-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014Edition: First edition.Description: x, 403 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780374280741 (hardback) :; 0374280746 (hardback) :.Subject(s): China -- Civilization -- 2002- | China -- Social conditions -- 2000- | China -- Politics and government -- 21st century | Social change -- China | Economic development -- China | Individualism -- China | Authoritarianism -- ChinaDDC classification: 951.06 Online resources: Cover image
Contents:
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.
Summary: "A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation"-- Provided by publisher.
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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"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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