The Resource Acquiring New Knowledge: : Paid to Think, David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith, (ebook)

Acquiring New Knowledge: : Paid to Think, David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith, (ebook)

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Acquiring New Knowledge: : Paid to Think
Title
Acquiring New Knowledge:
Title remainder
Paid to Think
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David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith
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eng
Summary
In Tide Players, acclaimed New Yorker contributor and author Jianying Zha depicts a new generation of movers and shakers who are transforming modern China. Through half a dozen sharply etched and nuanced profiles, Tide Players captures both the concrete detail and the epic dimension of life in the world's fastest-growing economy. Zha's vivid cast of characters includes an unlikely couple who teamed up to become the country's leading real-estate moguls; a gifted chameleon who transformed himself from Mao's favorite "barefoot doctor" during the Cultural Revolution to a publishing maverick; and a tycoon of home-electronic chain stores who insisted on avenging his mother, who had been executed as "a counter-revolutionary criminal." Alongside these entrepreneurs, Zha also brings us the intellectuals: a cantankerous professor at China's top university; a former cultural minister turned prolific writer; and Zha's own brother, a dissident who served a nine-year prison term for helping to found the China Democracy Party. Deeply engaging, lucid, and poignant, Zha's insightful "insider-outsider" portraits offer a picture of a China that few Western readers have seen before. Tide Players is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand today's China
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Midwest
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1946-
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Goldsmith, David
Dewey number
  • 302.3
  • 302.35
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Organizational learning
  • Knowledge management
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adult
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Acquiring New Knowledge: : Paid to Think, David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9781937856496
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11837355
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remote
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11837355
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MWT11837355
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Acquiring New Knowledge: : Paid to Think, David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937856496
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11837355
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11837355
System control number
MWT11837355
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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