Author: Jonathan Holslag. Review by Reg Naulty
The quotation at the beginning of this impressive book indicates a concern for morality: ‘No society is fortunate when its walls are strong while its morals are in ruins.’ Morality forms part of the book because of its connection with economics. In the west, a huge percentage of wealth is spent on consumption. In China, by contrast, a much greater percentage is spent on infrastructure, which produces more wealth in the future.
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