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Published: 25 September 2008

336 Pages | halftones


ISBN: 9780195373196

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Fragile Superpower

Susan Shirk

  • Hardback was well received and garnered national publicity. We've shipped 16,349 copies to date.
  • Unique and controversial thesis: China's internal fragility, not its strength, poses the greatest threat to the United States
  • A unique insider's look: author is a leading China scholar, the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, who has enjoyed unusual access to China's top policymakers and their advisors
  • Author profile: Shirk is well-known in the media as a China expert, and she has numerous contacts with high-level politicians such as the Clintons and Madeleine Albright as well as institutions like the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institute.

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