Video: How China's History Shaped the Nation's Push for Global Power

Last night, author and former New York Times Asia correspondent Howard French sat down with Asia Society's Orville Schell to discuss his new book, Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power, which argues that China's historical self-perception explains its present-day assertiveness in foreign policy.

Read our full coverage of the event on Asia Blog.
Read our interview with French on Asia Blog.
Watch the full program in the video above.