Secondhand. Very good condition. Ex library copy with all external stickers removed. Partial date due slip on inside page. Minor edgewear. Pages are sunned.
China has rapidly become Australia's most important trading partner. It is also the rising power in our region. In The Kingdom and the Quarry David Uren takes us inside the high-stakes world of the two countries' relationship. From resource grabs to cyber-surveillance, this is an authoritative book that takes us inside key political and business events of recent times and tells us what really happened.
Uren paints vivid portraits of new billionaires like Twiggy Forrest and Clive Palmer seizing their chance, of BHP and Rio Tinto playing off Chinese interests and the Australian government, of Kevin Rudd feuding with China's leaders, and of a new world of spies, security, investment and opportunity. Above all, he gives an unparalleled sense of fear and greed in the corridors of power. (back cover)