Chapter 15

Rejuvenation: Conclusion 1842-2013

Orville and John wrap up the story of Wealth and Power with a few last words.

2013  Why This Book? Why Now?

John reflects on Wealth and Power, and why at this moment in Chinese history it’s more important than ever to try and understand the steps China took to get where they are today.

2013  Two Threads of Chinese History

Orville looks back at the overlapping themes covered in Wealth and Power, and at the concurrences and contradictions between China’s quest for wealth and the desire of some Chinese to obtain basic human rights for Chinese people.