❮Read❯ ➱ Chinas Dream Author Kerry Brown – Bluevapours.co.uk The Communist Party of China CPC is one of the great political forces of modern times In charge of the destiny of a fifth of humanity it survives despite the collapse of similar systems elsewhere Few The Communist Party of China CPC is one of the great political forces of modern times In charge of the destiny of a fifth of humanity it survives despite the collapse of similar systems elsewhere Few however understand the sources of this resilience or for that matter what the Party itself stands for China's Dream is the first book to explore the Communist Party as a cultural rather than a political entity It looks at the narratives the Party has created to recount its own history with the moral story about national rejuvenation and renaissance that these encode It does not shy away from the thorny issue of how a Party under Mao Zedong one associated with self sacrifice collectivist effort and anti individualism came to pragmatically embrace market capitalism and a new ethics The tensions to which this gives rise have resulted in a crisis of values which is now being addressed with very mixed results by the CPC Drawing on his extensive knowledge of contemporary China Kerry Brown takes us on a uniue and fascinating journey through the least understood aspect of China today not the great economic revolution in the material world but the deep cultural revolution already underway in Chinese people's daily lives.
Kerry Brown is an author columnist Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College London From Kerry's Website Prior to this he was the Professor of Chinese Politcs and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney He led the Europe China Research and Advice NetworkECRAN funded by the European Union from to He is an As.
- 240 pages
- Chinas Dream
- Kerry Brown
- 06 August 2015 Kerry Brown