Alberto Bradanini – Cina. L’irresistibile ascesa
The heterotopia, the meaning of Chinese communism and Mao’s vision, the Cultural Revolution, the advent of Deng Xiaoping, Xi Jinping’s complex and delicate relations with the United States. Bradanini’s gaze embraces the evolution of the People’s Republic since its birth in 1949.
THE BOOK: China, an immense country with a history spanning thousands of years, is still little known in its complexity. This book, an ambitious and not ephemeral work, delves into the roots of Chinese civilization and helps to understand not only the politics and economy of the eastern giant, but also the way of thinking of its inhabitants and their relationship with the world. The author’s long experience in the field, as consul general in Hong Kong and Italian ambassador in Beijing, gives the text particular authority and depth.
The volume is enriched by the extraordinary photographs of Andrea Cavazzuti.
Alberto Bradanini Graduated in Political Sciences at La Sapienza University of Rome, he began his diplomatic career in 1975. Among the various positions held, from 1996 to 1998 he was consul general of Italy in Hong Kong, from 2008 to January 2013 ambassador of Italy in Iran, and from 2013 to May 2015 Italian ambassador to China. He is currently president of the Center for Studies on Contemporary China. In addition to numerous articles and essays, he is the author of Beyond the Great Wall (2018) and China. Nenni’s gaze and today’s challenges(2021).
Andrea Cavazzuti For the Chinese Lao An, he is an Italian photographer and artist. Graduated in Chinese language and literature at Ca’ Foscari in Venice, he went to China to study in the early 1980s. They were fundamental years for his life, the reason for his indissoluble bond with the country. He was the youngest author of the seminal exhibition for European photography, Viaggio in Italia (1982), conceived by Luigi Ghirri. Since the 1990s he has dedicated himself to videos and films. He has participated in numerous productions, both television and film.
author: Alberto Bradanini
title: Cina. L’irresistibile ascesa
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