'Superb . . . an essential, riveting guide to how the rising power really works' Jonathan Fenby 'Marvellous . . . should be read by anyone doing business with or just trying to understand China' Bill Emmott China's Communist Party is the largest, most powerful political machine in the world. Here, for the first time, Richard McGregor delves deeply into its inner sanctum, revealing how this secretive cabal keeps control of every aspect of the country - its military and media, legal system and businesses, even its religious organizations. How has the Party merged Marx, Mao and the market to create a global superpower? And what does this mean for the world? 'A book that is as informative as it is entertaining . . . China has been transformed. The system that takes the credit is brilliantly described by McGregor' Chris Patten, Financial Times 'With details never published before . . . this book has come at the right moment' Michael Sheridan, Sunday Times 'McGregor has done the world a service with his fascinating new book' Peter Hartcher, Sydney Morning Herald 'A lively and penetrating account of a party that . . . has clung to secrecy as an inviolable principle' Andrew Higgins, Washington Post 'If you read only one book about China this year, it should be this one. And if you do not read this book, you probably do not understand China today' Arthur Kroeber, China Economic QuarterlyThe system that takes the credit is brilliantly described by McGregora#39; Chris Patten, Financial Times a#39;With details never published before . . . this book has come at the right momenta#39; Michael Sheridan, Sunday Times a#39;McGregor has done the ...
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 2011|