From ancient Imperial history to recent Communist history, China is a country with rich culture, philosophy, art, science, and technology. But 20th Century was very volatile for China. China transitioned from the Imperial Kingdom to a Socialist Country. Common people suffered due to social unrest, cultural anarchy, economic disaster, external invasion, and also natural disasters. At the end of the 20th Century, China become stable politically and made remarkable progress towards prosperity. In the background of China's contrasting past, this book presents the pulse of 21st Century China as realized by the author during his journey inside the country.