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The Resource Beijing welcomes you : unveiling the capital city of the future, Tom Scocca

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

Label
Beijing welcomes you : unveiling the capital city of the future
Title
Beijing welcomes you
Title remainder
unveiling the capital city of the future
Statement of responsibility
Tom Scocca
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Scocca, Tom
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scocca, Tom
  • Scocca, Tom
  • City and town life
  • Americans
  • Beijing (China)
  • Beijing (China)
  • Beijing (China)
Label
Beijing welcomes you : unveiling the capital city of the future, Tom Scocca
Instantiates
Publication
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 -- Gold medals -- The artist -- Triumph. Achilles -- One world -- Public relations -- Going home. Liftoff -- On the road -- Memory
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
370 p.
Isbn
9781594487842
Lccn
2010025341
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn610849518
  • (OCoLC)610849518
Label
Beijing welcomes you : unveiling the capital city of the future, Tom Scocca
Publication
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 -- Gold medals -- The artist -- Triumph. Achilles -- One world -- Public relations -- Going home. Liftoff -- On the road -- Memory
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
370 p.
Isbn
9781594487842
Lccn
2010025341
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn610849518
  • (OCoLC)610849518

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