Praise for In the Jaws of the Dragon
“America’s fate looks dicey in the showdown with the Chinese juggernaut, warns this vigorous jeremiad. . . . his economic analysis is incisive.”—Publishers Weekly
“One of the most powerful, shocking, well-written, solidly documented, tear-the-scales-from-your-eyes books I’ve read in more than two decades. . . . I couldn’t put this book down—at least 100 of its 310 pages are dog-eared and highlighted. It’s probably the most important book that's ever been written about the future of our republic.”—Thom Hartmann
“Eamonn Fingleton demonstrates once again why his analyses of modern capitalism deserve serious attention. He lays out the consequences of seeing China the way outsiders would like it to be, rather than the way it is.”—James Fallows, The Atlantic Monthly
“Eamonn Fingleton’s riveting and provocative book is required reading for anyone who cares about the U.S.-China relationship.”—Senator Byron L. Dorgan, author of the New York Times bestseller Take This Job and Ship It
Quite an experience to hear things clicking into place as I read this book.
Of course, Jaws is only one book, and there is still more than enough of interest here to make it an important and fascinating read.
With the help of many of our corporate heads, politicians, and major media, they are well on their way.
A brilliant book. Mr. Fingleton pojnts out the notorious PRC practice of using selective enforcement of the law as a way of silencing critics of the ruling regime, and suggests... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Thomas Miller
A joke, really. I think everything about this book is inaccurate and aims to shock the readers. The author states certaing things but doesn't explain the historic reasons why... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Despite its populist title, the author's long experience living in Asia coupled with his thorough research reveals the underlying philosophy and methodology that enabled Asian's... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Karola Mostafanejad
After years of study I have come to many of the same conclusions as Mr. Fingleton.
It is very refreshing to see that someone has detailed so many of the hidden dynamics at... Read more
Having read several books on China in the past, I wasn't expecting much new material in this book. However, it did end up surprising me. Read morePublished on May 22, 2011 by Kindle Customer
I've scanned it and would love to read it cover to cover... but publishers need to get with the times... Read morePublished on April 30, 2011 by A Nabi
This book helps someone to understand China and Japan today. They are economic power houses as the US continues to fail in this way. Read morePublished on June 27, 2010 by emberAZ
The Washington establishment is betting that opening our markets to Chinese goods is the best way to promote democracy in Beijing. Read morePublished on March 2, 2010 by Loyd E. Eskildson