When China’s Unfinished Business is History The New York Times

It is commonplace these days for visitors to be swept away by the breathtaking energy and dazzling high- rise vistas of Shanghai and Beijing. Even for Sinophiles like myself, who have been watching China for decades, the amazing development of this erstwhile People’s Republic can have an intoxicating way of obscuring the contradictions beneath.

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