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Chinese Students Encounter America

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An instant bestseller upon its publication in China in 1996, "Chinese Students Encounter America (Liuxue Meiguo)" appealed to those who had studied abroad, those who dreamed of doing so, and those who wanted a glimpse of the real America. This translation allows American readers to see their country through a Chinese lens.

Since China reopened to the West in the late 1970s,
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Published June 10th 2002 by University of Washington Press (first published January 1st 2002)
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Read this book in Chinese 25 years ago! Old review full text online

Review of Qian's Liuxue Meiguo
by David Cowhig
Qian Ning's "Liuxue Meiguo" ["Studying in America"] is full of profound and fair-minded reflections on China, the United States and Sino-American relations seen through the experiences of Chinese students in the United States. I wrote up this summary/review for some colleagues.

I have peppered it with page references for people who want to find the parts that interest them.

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