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  1. Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China

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    The Chinese and U.S. economies have been locked in an uncomfortable embrace since the late 1970s. Although the relationship initially arose out of mutual benefits, in recent years it has taken on…

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    • Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making During China’s National Crisis, 1931-45

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      When China hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics—and amazed international observers with both its pageantry and gold-medal count—it made a very public statement about the country’s surge…

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      • By All Means Necessary

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        In the past thirty years, China has transformed from an impoverished country where peasants comprised the largest portion of the populace to an economic power with an expanding middle class and more…

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        • This Chinese Filmmaker Can't Stop Talking Trash

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          Documentary filmmaker and photographer Wang Jiuliang spent four years, between 2008 and 2011, documenting over 460 hazardous and mostly illegal landfill sites around Beijing. His award-winning…

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          • Debating China: The U.S.-China Relationship in Ten Conversations

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            America and China are the two most powerful players in global affairs, and no relationship is more consequential. How they choose to cooperate and compete affects billions of lives. But U.S.-China…

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            • Every Rock a Universe: The Yellow Mountains and Chinese Travel Writing

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              The Yellow Mountains (Huangshan) of China’s Anhui Province have been famous for centuries as a place of scenic beauty and inspiration, and remain a hugely popular tourist destination today.…

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              • Top Floor Circus

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                At nine o’clock on a recent Monday morning, Lu Chen, the slender and polite lead singer of Top Floor Circus, the first rock band to sing in Shanghainese—and a man whose transformative…

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                • Zhang Yuan, Still Kicking

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                  Zhang Yuan, a veteran rebel among Chinese filmmakers, recently came to New York for the premiere of his film Beijing Flickers at the Global Lens 2013 series at the Museum of Modern Art. Ever since…

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                  • China Dreams

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                  • Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade

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                    When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday’s newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the world, to people and places that clean up what you don’t want…

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                    • Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

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                      The spring of 1971 heralded the greatest geopolitical realignment in a generation. After twenty-two years of antagonism, China and the United States suddenly moved toward a détente—achieved…

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                      • Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

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                        Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide…

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