High-Speed Empire

High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

2018 | ISBN: 0997722983 | English | 107 Pages | EPUB | 0.3 MB

The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project.

Less than a decade ago, China did nothave a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined. Now, China is pushing its tracks into Southeast Asia, reviving a century-old colonial fantasy of an imperial railroad stretching to Singapore; and kicking off a key piece of the One Belt One Road initiative, which has a price tag of $1 trillion and, reaches inside the borders of more than 60 countries.
The Pan-Asia Railway portion of One Belt One Road could transform Southeast Asia, bringing shiny Chinese cities, entire economies, and waves of migrants where none existed before. But if it doesn't succeed, that would be a cautionary tale about whether a new superpower, with levels of global authority unimaginable just a decade ago, can pull entire regions into its orbit simply with tracks, sweat, and lots of money. Journalist Will Doig traveled to Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore to chronicle the dramatic transformations taking place - and to find out whether ordinary people have a voice in this moment of economic, political, and cultural collision.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/g86ylntdzn24/High-Speed_Empire_Chinese_Expansion_and_the_Future_of_Southeast_Asia.epub.html

[Fast Download] High-Speed Empire


Related eBooks:
Europarties after Enlargement
Human Caused Global Warming
Philosophy and Politics in Aristotle's Politics
10% Less Democracy
Planning for Empire
After Shock
Too Dumb to Fail
Policing and Society: A Global Approach
Super Mad at Everything All the Time: Political Media and Our National Anger
French Caribbeans in Africa: Diasporic Connections and Colonial Administration, 1880-1939
Western Marxism and the Soviet Union
The Senecans: Four Men and Margaret Thatcher
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.