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Will China Dominate the 21st Century? Second edition JONATHAN FENBY Trusted Sources ‘Fenby’s new edition penetratingly punctures the myth that China is on the verge of becoming a major world power – to the contrary, the author identifies a plethora of factors that holds China back in its quest for greatness. His sobering analysis is not pessimistic, it is realistic. All analysts – from scholars to investment fund managers to government officials – would do well to carefully read this book.’ David Shambaugh, The George Washington University and author of China’s Future ‘A concise, eloquent and hard-hitting corrective to claims about China’s coming world dominance by one of the country’s most astute observers.’ Frank Dikötter, University of Hong Kong China’s spectacular growth and expanding global role have led to visions of the 21st century being dominated by the last major state on earth ruled by a Communist Party. In this new edition of his widely acclaimed book, renowned China expert Jonathan Fenby shows why such assumptions are wrong. He presents an analysis of China under Xi Jinping which explores the highly significant political, economic, social and international challenges it faces, each involving structural difficulties that will put the system under strain. Based on the author’s extensive knowledge of contemporary China and his close analysis of Xi’s leadership, this incisive book offers a pragmatic view of where the country is heading at a time when its future is too important an issue for wishful theorizing. SERIES: Global Futures 190 x 124mm / 160 pages / Feb 2017 UK, April 2017 US HB / 978-1-5095-1096-2 / £40.00 / $64.95 / €53.90 PB / 978-1-5095-1097-9 / £9.99 / $12.95 / €13.90 ebook available

China and India Asia’s Emergent Great Powers CHRIS OGDEN University of St Andrews ‘Writing with clarity and verve, Ogden demonstrates an extraordinary mastery of the subject. His magisterial analysis makes a unique and invaluable contribution to the field and will be of considerable interest to students and scholars of Asian politics as well as anyone seeking to understand the trajectory of India and China and their impact on the contemporary world.’ Sumit Ganguly, Indiana University ‘Chris Ogden provides an indispensable guide to how the re-emergence of China and India will likely transform twentyfirst-century international relations. These two states, he rightly argues, are more than just rising economic and military powers, and their distinctive political identities will shape their foreign policy agendas – and their approaches to each other.’ Ian Hall, Griffith University China and India are becoming increasingly influential, powerful and prominent countries – but what kind of states do their leaders and people wish them to become? Will they act and behave like major Western entities or like something altogether different, hence changing the very nature of international affairs? And as the Asian twenty-first century takes shape, how will these dynamics affect the wider geopolitical landscape and the balance of power? In this in-depth study, Chris Ogden evaluates the prospective impact of China and India upon the definition and nature of great power in the contemporary world. Whilst many contend that they will rise in a similar way to current and previous great powers – namely via traditional material, economic and military measures – Ogden explores the extent to which domestic political and cultural values as well as historical identities and perceptions are also central driving forces behind their common status, ambitions and worldviews. In so doing, he offers a new and comprehensive analysis of these two countries’ past, contemporary and future global significance, in particular their shared status as the world’s first such post-imperial great powers. 229 x 152mm / 224 pages / April 2017 UK, May 2017 US HB / 978-0-7456-8986-9 / £55.00 / $69.95 / €73.90 PB / 978-0-7456-8987-6 / £16.99 / $24.95 / €20.90 ebook available

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