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Thunder from the East

Portrait of a Rising Asia

by Nicholas D. Kristof

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424935M
ISBN 100375403256
ISBN 109780375403255

  Thunder from the East is a riveting look at a complex region, a fascinating panoply of compelling characters, and a prophetic analysis from arguably the West's most informed and intelligent writers on Asia. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the /5(17). Thunder from the East is a riveting look at a complex region, a fascinating panoply of compelling characters, and a prophetic analysis from arguably the West's most informed and intelligent writers on the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors of China Wakes comes this insightful and comprehensive look at Asia on the rise.3/5(2).

The book partially features their experiences in their travels, and partially analyzes the prospects of economic development in India, China, Southeast Asia. Abject poverty is discovered and heartfelt glimpses into this life of poverty is discussed and also is buttressed by photographs/5. Thunder from the East is a riveting look at a complex region, a fascinating panoply of compelling characters, and a prophetic analysis from arguably the West's most informed and intelligent writers on Asia. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Get this from a library! Thunder from the East: portrait of a rising Asia. [Nicholas D Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn] -- Offers a study of Asia and how it is reshaping world affairs, tracing the origins and impact of the Asian financial crisis, the growing roles of women, and the region's increasing economic. Read "Thunder from the East" by Nicholas D. Kristof available from Rakuten Kobo. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors of China Wakescomes this insightful and comprehensive look at Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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He gives a much more balanced view of the Nazi-Soviet war than say Alan Clark (German-centered) or David Glantz (Russian-centered).4/5. THUNDER FROM THE EAST PORTRAIT OF A RISING ASIA The impetus for the book is the Asian economic crisis, which, the authors argue, was actually a blessing in disguise, in that it cleared out a lot of the dead wood—totalitarianism, cronyism, and corruption—that threatened to stall Asia's continued "rise." More by Nicholas D.

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The recent economic crisis in Asia heaped devastation upon millions. Yet Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn argue that it was the best thing that could have happened to Asia.

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