About the Book

This book is a compilation of Xi Jinping's major works from November 15, 2012 to June 13, 2014; it comprises 79 speeches, talks, interviews, instructions and correspondence in 18 chapters. Each item is accompanied by relevant notes about China's social system, history and culture for readers' reference.



Book Contents

- The People's Wish for a Good Life Is Our Goal
- Study, Disseminate and Implement the Guiding Principles of the 18th CPC National Congress

Since the Opium War of the 1840s the Chinese people have long cherished a dream of realizing great national rejuvenation and building China into a strong, democratic and harmonious modern socialist country - the highest and most fundamental interests of the nation. And that's what China's 1.3 billion people are striving for.
—Xi Jinping, The governance of China, Foreign Language Press, 2014, 189.