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- DescriptionIn PAPER TIGER the Chinese journalist and intellectual Xu Zhiyuan paints a portrait of the world's second-largest ecomy via a thoughtful and wide-ranging series of mini essays on contemporary Chinese society. Xu Zhiyuan describes the many stages upon which China's great transformation is taking place, from Beijing's Silicon district to a cruise down the Three Gorges; he profiles China's dissidents, including Liu Xiaobo, Ai Weiwei and Chen Guangcheng; and explores lesser-kwn stories of scandals that rocked China but which most people outside that country did t hear about - and which shed troubling light on China's dark heart. Xu Zhiyuan understands his homeland in a way foreign correspondent ever could. PAPER TIGER is a unique insider's view of China that is measured and brave, ambitious in scope and deeply personal.
- Author BiographyXu was born in Beijing in l976. He was a visiting scholar at Cambridge University from 2009 to 2010. He is editor-in-chief of the Chinese edition of Business Weekly and writes columns for the FT.
- Author(s)Xu Zhiyuan
- PublisherHead of Zeus
- Date of Publication24/09/2015
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintHead of Zeus
- Weight544 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Translated byMichelle Deeter,Nicky Harman
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