This invaluable book offers an insight into China through its history, culture, people, economy, education, science and technology, as well as government and political system. The author also compares the "twin" cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai, and describes places of interest in the world's most populous country. In addition, he offers a glimpse into the delicate China-US relations, highlighting partnership opportunities between the two giant economies. The book is based on the author's knowledge accumulated over five decades of research, teaching, traveling, directing projects on China, and working with Chinese government officials, educators, academics and entrepreneurs.
Some Facets of China's History - Culture and Daily Life - The Economy - The Chinese People - Education, Science and Technology - Government System and Performance - Hong Kong and Shanghai: Two Modern Cities - A Country for Tourists - US-China Relations