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Schell, Orville

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Works: 341 works in 766 publications in 6 languages and 14,278 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Pictorial works  Case studies  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Translator, Compiler, Lyricist
Classifications: DS779.26, 951.05
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Wealth and power : China's long march to the twenty-first century by Orville Schell( Book )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through a series of ... portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today's foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country's rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic decline, intellectual upheaval, foreign occupation, civil war, and revolution, manage to burst forth onto the world stage with such an impressive run of hyperdevelopment and wealth creation--culminating in the extraordinary dynamism of China today?"--Jacket
Modern meat by Orville Schell( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the potential risks that come with the benefits of the pharmaceutical farm
Discos and democracy : China in the throes of reform by Orville Schell( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandate of heaven : a new generation of entrepreneurs, dissidents, bohemians, and technocrats lays claim to China's future by Orville Schell( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As China's importance on the world stage grows, it becomes increasingly necessary that the West acquaint itself with the "new China" and get to know these young people who must now negotiate a way out of their country's myriad contradictions. With his knowledge of Chinese history and his unparalleled understanding of the Chinese people, Schell is the perfect writer to interpret the changes that will determine the future of this important but uncertain land."--Jacket
"Watch out for the foreign guests!" : China encounters the West by Orville Schell( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vivid, prophetic book on China's magnetic attraction to the West is the perfect introduction to China in the eighties
Virtual Tibet : seaching for Shangri-la from the Himalayas to Hollywood by Orville Schell( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author goes beyond the fantasies of literature and the movies to the reality of an isolated, but alluring, country
The China reader : the reform era( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The China Reader: The Reform Era is a compilation by two astute China watchers of the most important documents, articles, and statements on China from 1972 to the present. Here are the voices of the experts, from Chinese analyses of the fall of Soviet Communism to Western exposes of an ecological crisis that threatous global weather patterns into the next millennium. Here, too, are the artifacts of an era, from regulations to control Chinese cyber-space to a Party member's Orwellian justification of the military crackdown in Tiananmen Square. The China Reader is a guide to understanding a nation in the throes of change - a historic moment with profound implications for policy makers and markets from the Pacific Rim to Wall Street."--BOOK JACKET
Brown by Orville Schell( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Republican China : nationalism, war, and the rise of communism, 1911-1949 by Franz Schurmann( Book )

35 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communist China: revolutionary reconstruction and international confrontation, 1949 to the present by Franz Schurmann( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperial China: the decline of the last dynasty and the origins of modern China, the 18th and 19th centuries by Franz Schurmann( Book )

34 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tibet since 1950 : silence, prison, or exile( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the political oppression of the Tibetian people by the Chinese government
The town that fought to save itself by Orville Schell( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dalai Lama : Soul of Tibet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's most admired men, he is the spiritual and secular leader of a nation that exists only in exile. Born Tenzin Gyatso, he is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide - the Dalai Lama. Since 1959, when he fled his nation after a failed rebellion against the occupying Chinese, he has lived in exile. Follow the Dalai Lama from his childhood in the "Lost Kingdom" to today. Interviews with Chinese scholars, Tibet activists including actor Richard Gere and His Holiness himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet. See footage of the defining moments of his life including accepting the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize
Modern China: the story of a revolution by Orville Schell( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of China and its relationship with the West from the thirteenth-century visit of Marco Polo to the present day
Modern China; the making of a new society, from 1839 to the present by Orville Schell( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandate of heaven : the legacy of Tiananmen Square and the next generation of China's leaders by Orville Schell( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This astonishing new book by Orville Schell, for thirty years America's foremost chronicler of contemporary China, offers a unique look at the China of the mid-'90s and the generation that stands poised to inherit the "mandate of heaven," the right to govern the world's largest nation." "China's current leaders - already in their eighties and nineties - will soon be leaving the country's political scene. Their departure raises the ultimate question: Who will assume power? The generation that was the natural heir was decimated in the chaos of the Cultural Revolution during the 1960s and '70s. Thus, with the end of the Deng era, it is left to a new generation, with a drastically different set of experiences and priorities, to take over." "The crackdown that followed the democracy protest in Tiananmen Square in 1989 seemed to foretell doom to international investment and any possibility of political freedom, but Deng Xiaoping, who had already begun instituting bold capitalist-style economic reforms in the 1980s, maneuvered China back onto the path of reform, and by 1992 China had become the fastest growing economy in the world. Yet China remains a place where even peaceful expression of political views is punishable by imprisonment." "Traveling back to China many times since 1989, Schell takes readers on a series of trips inside the latter-day People's Republic to meet the people who acted out the drama of the Square and who are now playing the leading roles in China's high-speed rush into the future. With the intimacy of an old friend, Schell introduces us to these ordinary and extraordinary characters, not necessarily the children of the elite, as some might expect, but students, workers, peasants, entrepreneurs, teachers, soldiers, intellectuals, labor leaders, and pop stars."
High Tartary by Owen Lattimore( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gate of Heavenly Peace by James Fenton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisits the Tiananmen Square incident of June 4, 1989 and explores the complex political process that led to the protests and the eventual Beijing massacre. Includes still photographs, eyewitness accounts, interviews, and newsreels
Hurricane waves by Clifford Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mandate of heaven : a new generation of entrepreneurs, dissidents, bohemians, and technocrats lays claim to China's future
Alternative Names
Orville Schell american academic

Orville Schell Amerikaans journalist

Schell, O.

Schell, O. 1940-

Schell, Orville Hickock 1940- III.

Schell, Orville Hickock (III)

Schell, Orville Hickock III. 1940-

Schell, Orville Hickok 1940- III.

Schell, Orville Hickok III. 1940-

Xia, Wei 1940-

Шелл, Орвилл

셸, 오빌

シェル, オーヴィル

夏偉

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Mandate of heaven : a new generation of entrepreneurs, dissidents, bohemians, and technocrats lays claim to China's futureVirtual Tibet : seaching for Shangri-la from the Himalayas to HollywoodThe China reader : the reform eraTibet since 1950 : silence, prison, or exileMandate of heaven : the legacy of Tiananmen Square and the next generation of China's leadersHigh Tartary