- Related Tags：
- Book Review
- How China Escaped the Poverty Trap
- Yuen Yuen Ang
- Civil War
- Exile in Colonial Asia
- hong kong
Through a series of 23 vignettes, 'Black in Asia' examines personal accounts of navigating Asia’s social spaces that lack the lived experience of what it means to be Black.
Joe Henley has an anthropologist’s eye for interpersonal power dynamics, documenting the mistreatment of Taiwan’s migrant fishermen in his new novel, Migrante.
One was embraced as a flowering democracy, the other remains a pariah state, but both governments remain paranoid and oppressive.
Dr. Yvonne Spielmann presents a dynamic Indonesian art scene but is ultimately overwhelmed by her subject.
Thomas S. Mullaney’ argues that the creation of a Chinese typewriter therefore became a civilizational trial for a country that feared functioning in slow motion in the face of global acceleration.
In 'How China Escaped the Poverty Trap,' Yuen Yuen Ang turns conventional thinking on its head, exploding myths as to how developing nations can catapult themselves out of poverty.
'Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy for a City' spans five decades, two husbands, a dozen other lovers, a handover to the Motherland, the dementia of the author's mother and the death of her father.