More About this Product
Includes: China Rises: Getting Rich: In 25 years, China has achieved the most rapid economic advance of any nation in history. How? By scrapping its devotion to collectivism and embracing private enterprise. But is China's success riding on the backs of the poor? China Rises: City of Dreams: In the streets of Shanghai, a new dream of China is being turned into reality. A generation of Chinese now lives in a style that would not look out of place in New York, Berlin, or Toronto. But for its poorer residents, Shanghai can be a city of despair; China Rises: Food is Heaven: From the steamy kitchens of Canton to the arid moonscape of the north, food is the very heart and soul of China. But increasing development and dwindling water supplies are threatening the nation's ability to feed itself; and China Rises: Party Games: As Beijing prepares for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, it is envisioning a new political dawn for a growing nation and is ready to invite the world to see its progress.