By Jeff Brown
Much greater than only a travelogue, forty four Days is an intimate discussion with China’s peoples, their histories, areas, economies, cultures, paintings, meals and destiny. Unabashedly iconoclastic and a contrarian’s pride, Jeff brings down many a golden calf, as he writes as few tourists do - placing China’s family and speedy arc of improvement in point of view with the us and Europe, making forty four Days a desirable and special approach to today’s seriously vital global affairs.
Traveling over 12,000km through educate and bus, strolling thousands extra, whereas mountaineering some of these in vertical ascent, sign up for Jeff as he reviews from the floor up at the maximum socioeconomic transformation ever noticeable, twenty first century China – our planet’s quickly to be maximum superpower. How will Baba Beijing, China’s critical govt behave, whereas honoring its 2,200 12 months outdated Heavenly Mandate for 20% of the human race? After 500 years of being masters of the realm, what is going to the good old business Age powers do in reaction - adapt or lash out? All of our criteria of residing and existence, even our species’ survival, depend upon those quickly to be occasions.
Funny, enlightening & with an eye fixed for the fitting info, forty four Days presents specific views to those new century concerns. it is going to maintain you amused and pondering, as Jeff takes you touring in, throughout and over 5 wild and wooly Western China provinces, head to head with the area people. comprises one hundred twenty five+ images, maps and charts.
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44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass by Jeff Brown