60 Years of Asian Heroes

The most tumultuous decades of the most populous continent on earth have produced an astonishing array of heroes. During the 60 years since TIME began publishing an Asian edition, it has been our privilege to encounter the most exceptional of them?on the campaign trail and the battlefield, in the boardroom and the research lab, on the factory floor and the film set. In following these remarkable individuals, we have told the story of Asia's transformation from poverty to powerhouse, from imitator to imitated, from being colonized to leading the global economy into a new era. From Gandhi to Rushdie, Bruce Lee...

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