What will Xi’s China do next?
Three books shed light on the historical forces driving Beijing’s mission for superpower status. James Kynge, from the Financial Times, reviews Rana Mitter's 'China’s Good War', Michael Schuman's 'Superpower Interrupted' and Jonathan E. Hillman's 'The Emperor’s New Road'. When analysed together they all paint a bigger picture of the nation's influence over Asia, and why "in China there is little daylight between historical resonance and future soundings."
From Financial Times