Vietnam: Rising Dragon download free [PDF and Ebook] by Bill Hayton

Vietnam: Rising Dragon download free [PDF and Ebook] by Bill Hayton year 2011
  • Book name: Vietnam: Rising Dragon
  • Author: Bill Hayton
  • Release date: 2011/5/24
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780300178142
  • Rating: 9.13 of 10
  • Votes: 252
  • Review by: Melina Alicea
  • Review rating: 8.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/22
  • Total pages: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking period of social change has seen foreign investment bringing capitalism flooding into its nominally communist society, booming cities swallowing up smaller villages, and the lure of modern living tugging at the traditional networks of family and community. Yet beneath these sweeping developments lurks an authoritarian political system that complicates the nation's apparent renaissance. In this engaging work, experienced journalist Bill Hayton looks at the costs of change in Vietnam and questions whether this rising Asian power is really heading toward capitalism and democracy. Based on vivid eyewitness accounts and pertinent case studies, Hayton's book addresses a broad variety of issues in today's Vietnam, including important shifts in international relations, the growth of civil society, economic developments and challenges, and the nation's nascent democracy movement as well as its notorious internal security. His analysis of Vietnam's 'police state,' and its systematic mechanisms of social control, coercion, and surveillance, is fresh and particularly imperative when viewed alongside his portraits of urban and street life, cultural legacies, religion, the media, and the arts. With a firm sense of historical and cultural context, Hayton examines how these issues have emerged and where they will lead Vietnam in the next stage of its development.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H10M8S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Asian History, 21st Century History: From C 2000 -, Development Economics, Development Studies, Regional Studies, International Relations
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x235x21.59mm
  • Weight: 340g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States

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