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Season 2007 Episode 0724

Robyn Meredith: The Elephant and the Dragon

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Robyn Meredith: The Elephant and the Dragon
Robyn Meredith considers The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us.An urgent exploration of the earth-tilting emergence of India and China on the world stage, Robyn Meredith's new book is the essential guide to understanding how India and China are reshaping our world. In a compelling mix of history and on-the-ground reporting, veteran journalist Robyn Meredith cuts through the alarmist hype surrounding globalization, offshoring, and layoffs, untangling the complex web of business, politics, and culture that entwines India, China, and the West.Meredith examines the looming shadows of Gandhi and Mao that help explain not just the past but also how the future is unfolding for these countries. It is one of hyper-connected world trade that, whether carried by container ships or fiber-optic cables, promises to reshape the world. She breaks new ground in outlining how Americans, business leaders, workers, politicians, even parents can understand the vast changes coming and thrive in the age of "The Elephant and the Dragon" - Cody's Booksmoreless
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