Michael Meyer Discusses "The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed"
Author Michael Meyer talks to USCI about his book, in which he paints a portrait of Beijing through the lens of its oldest neighborhood, facing destruction as the city, and China, relentlessly modernizes.
Michael Meyer Discusses "In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China"
Michael Meyer talks to USCI about his new book "In Manchuria," which presents unique profile of China's legendary northeast territory.
China's Futures cuts through the sometimes confounding and unfounded speculation of international pundits and commentators to provide readers with an important yet overlooked set of complex views concerning China's future: views originating within China itself. Daniel Lynch seeks to answer the simple but rarely asked question: how do China's own leaders and other elite figures assess their country's future?
Professor Sam Crane Discusses "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Dao: Ancient Chinese Thought in Modern American Life"
Sam Crane of Williams College talks to USCI about his book examining contentious social issues in the US (abortion, same-sex marriage, euthanasia) using concepts drawn from pre-Qin Confucianism and Daoism.
Geoff Dyer discusses his new book, "The Contest of the Century," which is both an inside account of Beijing's new quest for influence and an explanation of how America can come out on top--an essential book for businessmen, politicians, financiers, and anyone interested in current world affairs.
Peking University Guanghua School of Management Professor Paul Gillis discusses the role of accounting in China's economic rise and what's at stake in the U.S.-China dispute over monitoring those auditing China's companies.
James Baker, who served as White House Chief of Staff and Treasury Secretary during the Reagan administration and was George H.W. Bush's Secretary of State, sits down to talk about China and America's relations with China.
Shui-Yan Tang Discusses His Book "10 Principles for a Rule-Ordered Society: Enhancing China's Governing Capacity"
Professor Shui-Yan Tang of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy offers an inside look of his new book.
Bregtje van der Haak discusses her documentary, “DNA Dreams," which documents the work of Chinese scientists who are attempting to analyze and potentially clone the DNA of 2,000 highly gifted children.