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Beijing welcomes you : unveiling the capital city of the future / Tom Scocca.

Scocca, Tom (Author).
Book Book (2011.)
Description: 370 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Endicott College General Collection DS 795 .S33 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 951.156/SCOCCA (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1594487847
  • ISBN: 9781594487842
General Note: "Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso.
Contents: Capital. Walls -- Alley -- Tear down -- Fog. Authorities -- Fuwa -- Weather -- Good luck. Birth -- Permit -- Get ready -- Welcome. Inside -- Progress -- Clear sky -- Fireworks. New year -- Opposition -- Forest -- Go, China!. Arise -- Public security -- Cheerleaders -- Countdown. Scorpions -- Tidy up -- 8/8 -- Opened. Competition -- Cold medals -- The artist -- Triumph. Achilles -- One world -- Public relations -- Going home. Liftoff -- On the road -- Memory.
Summary: A portrait of contemporary Beijing evaluates its role as a defining city in a China that has become an ascendant global power, drawing on the author's visit to the region prior to the 2008 Olympics, where he interviewed scientists, developers, and policyplanners charged with transforming the city.
Citation: Scocca, Tom. "Beijing welcomes you : unveiling the capital city of the future." New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
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