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High-speed empire Chinese expansion and the future of Southeast Asia by Will Doig

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • High speed trains,
  • Relations

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 98-107).

Other titlesChinese expansion and the future of Southeast Asia
StatementWill Doig
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS525.9.C5 D65 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination107 pages
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26958359M
ISBN 100997722983
ISBN 109780997722987
LC Control Number2018935104
OCLC/WorldCa1007067690

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High-Speed Empire book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project/5(12).   Will Doig’s High Speed Empire is a well-written synopsis of China’s latest foray into Southeast Asia. It is a short and easy read, and this reader hopes there is more to come. The railroad is planned to traverse from Kunming in China through Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and into Singapore/5(10).   Via WNYC, Guest host Arun Venugopal speaks with journalist Will Doig about his new book, High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia. Today, China owns a network of 14, miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined, and it is now pushing its railway expansion further into Southeast Asia. Illuminating study of China’s ambitious efforts to extend its influence in Southeast Asia by means of a high-speed rail system. In , the city of Shanghai decided to build a metro system. The World Bank refused to support the project, saying that since most Shanghainese traveled through the city by bicycle, the subway was unlikely to find Author: Will Doig.

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. High-Speed Empire Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia. by Today, it owns a network of 14, miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world--combined. Now.   Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14, 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.   But High-Speed Empire isn’t actually a book about (still largely non-existent) trains; instead, Doig follows the route of the proposed track to discuss China’s penetration of Southeast Asia. The subtitle “Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia” is more accurate. High-Speed Empire [15/03/ PM] PART: 1 2 3 4 5 High-Speed.

Buy HIGH-SPEED EMPIRE: CHINESE EXPANSION AND THE FUTURE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA by DOIG, WILL History English Books available at .   ""High-Speed Empire is a short book which reads like an extended travelogue. Doig, who previously wrote about urbanization for American news sites, including Salon and the Daily Beast, writes earnestly as a relatively new traveler to Asia. Get this from a library! High-speed empire: Chinese expansion and the future of Southeast Asia. [Will Doig] -- "A decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of o miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined. Now China is. High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia by Will Doig, Columbia Global Reports, pages, Paperback, May , ISBN A Pan-Asian railway is not a new idea, but it’s one that seems “tantalizingly within reach” today, according to Will Doig’s new book, High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia.