The USC U.S.-China Institute talks with author David M. Lampton on his new book, which examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.
Lowell Dittmer, University of California, Berkeley
Lowell Dittmer, Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley and editor of Asian Survey, has written or edited Sino-Soviet Normalization and Its International Implications (University of Washington Press, 1992), China’s Quest for National Identity, with Samuel Kim (Cornell University Press, 1993), China Under Reform (Westview Press, 1994), Liu Shaoqi and the Chinese Cultural Revolution (rev. ed., 1997), (with Haruhiro Fukui and Peter N.S. Lee, eds.) Informal Politics in East Asia (