China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.

In a discussion of his new book, University of California-Irvine professor and China expert Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom provides answers to the most urgent questions regarding the world’s newest superpower.   This event is part of the Library’s  The Eagle and the Dragon series focusing on U.S.-China relations.
Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
6:30pm @ Central Library

The need to understand China has never been more pressing, yet the complexity of this ever-transforming giant doesn’t make that easy.

China expert Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom provides answers to the most urgent questions regarding the world’s newest superpower in a discussion of his book China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know. Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine.

Co-sponsored by the Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation and the Kansas City Chinese American Association.