-Clay Chandler, editor, Fortune Asia
"Mr. Mann has perfectly described the blend of hope and cynicism that currently underpins American policy toward China."
-Gordon S. Chang, The New York Sun --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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The observations made in this 2007 book are even more relevant in today's China. By all appearances, China is in fact not moving towards democracy, even as its economy has advanced... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Philip Beck
Mr. Mann is a good writer and I would suggest this book to all my friends. And consider this to be a good gift. Read the book and you will see - good writer.Published 16 months ago by T. Pink
A must-read for anybody who has an interest in international affairs, especially the bilateral relationship between the United States and China. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Zachary Schreiber
In this wisp of a book, Mann argues that China watchers in the U.S. blindly argue that China will eventually democratize, either because they underestimate the barriers to... Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by Reckless Reader
An op-ed that runs for 120+ pages, Mann's book is a Groundhog Day of the same argument: the U.S. chooses to ignore China's human rights record. Read morePublished on July 25, 2010 by JFMP
When one is failing it is always easier to blame another. The U.S. an angry, occasionally unhinged, hegemon has proven itself far more dangerous to the peace, prosperity and... Read morePublished on March 19, 2010 by Stephen Laudig
Mann's analysis gives insight into China's political and economic relations with the US since the Nixon administration. Read morePublished on May 14, 2008 by csh
In 'The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression,' author James Mann reminds us in no uncertain terms of the forest that has been obscured by the trees;... Read morePublished on November 10, 2007 by Troy Parfitt