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Three more of the books on China from 2012 that made an impression on historian Jeffrey Wasserstrom. (Asia Society)

Wasserstrom: Making a China Book List — and Then Checking It Twice

Historian Jeffrey Wasserstrom praises some additional books on China from 2012 that didn't make his initial year-end selection. more
An overcast day over the old and new China. (**Maurice**/Flickr)

To Understand China, Does It Help To Be From Minnesota?

Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom contemplates whether U.S. reporters and writers from Minnesota who cover China well are stealing the mantle from the previous leader, Missouri. more
Workers clear wreckage on July 24, 2011 near the city of Wenzhou, in Zhejiang province, after a high-speed train collision a day before. The crash was China's worst rail accident since 2008. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

The 5 Biggest Chinese News Stories of Summer 2011

Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Evan Osnos assess Biden's visit, the high-speed train crash, and other top stories of the past three months. more
An elderly man looks at portraits of former Chinese communist leaders (L to R) Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin and current president Hu Jintao in Ditan Park in Beijing on June 28, 2011. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark Twain, William Shakespeare and Jiang Zemin

Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom searches for meaning in China's handling of recent rumors of former president Jiang Zemin's death. more
A Chinese military band practices inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing before celebrations start for the Chinese Communist Party's 90th anniversary on July 1, 2011. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

As CCP Turns 90, Time For 'Backward Glances' and 'Symbolic Gestures'

Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom chimes in on the Chinese Communist Party's birthday bash. more