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Orville Schell: "Rising China, Trump & Brexit"
Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century
Why has China lagged behind the West in terms of wealth and power? Chinese leaders, writers, and activists offer their explanations. August 5, In Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century , Orville Schell and John Delury explain how, for more than a century and a half, Chinese leaders, writers, and activists have sought answers as to why China lags behind Western countries in wealth and power. The authors go into great detail on the lives and philosophies of 11 prominent Chinese who represent a range of ideological beliefs, such as Nationalist Chiang Kai-shek, Communist Mao Zedong , reformist Deng Xiaoping , and modern-day dissidents. Schell has been writing about China as an academic and a journalist since the s and first visited that country in , during the Mao Zedong era.