Publisher: University of Washington Press (June 10, 2002)
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An immediate bestseller upon its e-book in China in 1996, chinese language scholars stumble upon the US (Liuxue Meiguo) appealed to those that had studied in a foreign country, those that dreamed of doing so, and people who sought after a glimpse of the genuine the United States. This translation permits American readers to determine their nation via a chinese language lens.Since China reopened to the West within the past due Seventies, a number of hundred thousand chinese language scholars and students have traveled in another country for complex schooling, essentially to the us. in line with interviews performed whereas the writer studied journalism and taught chinese language literature on the collage of Michigan from 1989 to 1995, chinese language scholars come upon the United States tells the poignant and infrequently revealing tales of scholars from various backgrounds.After describing the historical past of chinese language scholars in America--from Yung Wing, who graduated from Yale in 1854, to the post-Cultural Revolution generation--Qian offers the event of chinese language scholars this day via anecdotes starting from scholars' obsession with acquiring eco-friendly playing cards and their struggles to help themselves, to their marital crises. Looming huge in those own tales is the legacy of China’s 3 many years of social and political turbulence following the Communist revolution in 1949 and America's dizzying abundance of fabric items and private freedom.Qian Ning , son of Qian Qichen, China's former overseas Minister and a Deputy best Minister, studied at People's collage in Beijing and labored as a reporter for People's day-by-day ahead of coming into graduate tuition on the college of Michigan. on account that returning to China, he has labored as a enterprise advisor. His newest ebook is set the Qin dynasty major minister Li Si.