About this book
A groundbreaking book which overturns conventional thinking about the ascendancy of China, showing how its impact will not just be economic but cultural. 'A hand grenade of a book' "Daily Mail". *Also appeared in April 11 Buyer's Notes*
China will replace the United States as the world's dominant power. In so doing, it will not become more western but the world will become more Chinese. This title introduces a set of ideas including China as a civilization-state, the tributary system, the Chinese idea of race, and the principle of contested modernity.