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Published: 15 August 2008

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780195373196

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Fragile Superpower

Susan L. Shirk

  • Opens up the black box of Chinese politics and finds that the real danger lies not in China's astonishing growth, but in the deep insecurity of its leaders
  • Susan L. Shirk, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State responsible for China, allows readers to see the world through the eyes of men like President Hu Jintao and former President Jiang Zemin
  • The paperback edition features a new preface by the author