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'China Smart' reviewed by The Midwest Book Review

Michael Palmer - Thursday, October 17, 2019

In nearly 60 brief essays, long-time China expert Larry Herzberg tackles important facts and myths about China, its history, people, and culture, as well as its contemporary society. 

Thanks to the Midwest Book Review for including China Smart: What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language in the Library Book Watch section of International Studies. 

"An impressive compendium of expertly organized information, "China Smart: What You Don't Know, What You Need to Know― A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language" is an unreservedly recommended addition to personal, community, corporate, college, and university library China collections and supplemental studies lists. It should be noted for students, academia, corporate executives, tourists, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject that "China Smart" is also available in a digital book format."

Pick up your copy here: https://www.stonebridge.com/catalog/china-smart-what-you-don-t-know-what-you-need-to-know-a-past-present-guide-to-history-culture-societ

 

 


 


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