Hardback. Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 250 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1972. ISBN: 0. The most sensitive and informed eyewitness study yet written of the people, government and leaders of China. It is the product of Ross Terrill's 1971 trip to China, as one of the first correspondents for an American publication (the Atlantic Monthly) to be admitted after Peking opened its doors.