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Perspectives on China

Atlantic correspondent James Fallows, scholar and journalist Orville Schell, and author and actress Rachel DeWoskin, who chronicled Chinese and American perceptions of each other in her acclaimed memoir Foreign Babes in Beijing, share their insightful, thought-provoking, and often humorous experiences in an informal conversation moderated by CBS News anchor Sam Litzinger. From a Folger Lecture on November 10, 2009.

Enjoy the full-length podcast of the lecture or sample an excerpt below.


Podcast: Perspectives on China

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Excerpt: Language and Perceptions

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Excerpt: Memories of China

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Learn more about the companion exhibition
Imagining China: The View from Europe, 1550–1700

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Rachel DeWoskin

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