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A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China: An Investigative History
Hailed as "absorbing" by the New York Times and "suspense-filled" by Foreign Affairs, Patrick Tyler's A Great Wall became an instant classic; a must-read for anyone concerned with the complicated and combative relationship between the world's biggest and the world's most powerful nations. And no one could tell this story better than Patrick Tyler, veteran journalist and fo ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published September 21st 2000 by PublicAffairs
(first published 1999)
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May 03, 2008 Brian rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anybody intensely interested in the history of modern Sino-American relations.
What I learned from this book? Chinese people are incredibly insidious and conniving(j/k), and US presidents are usually stupid/pussies/sellouts when it comes to dealing with China(also j/k). But I already knew that.... Seriously, its a good book, but not for the faint of heart.