Misunderstood China: Uncovering the Truth behind the Bamboo Curtain

Chi Lo''s second book gives a balanced analysis of numerous contentious issues.

As Chi Lo points out in the introduction to latest work, writing about China can come across as too subjective. Often, the writer's standpoint can be guessed before a word is read. Factors determining the writer's approach are numerous.

They can range from how far geographically the writer is from China long-standing locally-based observers can often be the most cynical, the country he's from and the nature of his personal experience.

US writers will often focus on Falun Gong and human rights, while English writers have a good line in witty business critiques. Partly, the variety of views is surely to do with the language barrier,...

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