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Opinion: In the hierarchy of experts analyzing China, language and location matter, and it’s important to stay in the middle of the ‘Panda Hugger/Dragon Slayer Continuum’

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hina's rich history, size, language and contradictions have spawned an army of analysts known as Pekingologists, China Hands, Sinologists and China watchers who "have an obsession and, occasionally, a professional duty to not only decipher and understand the complex puzzle that is China, but also a desire to communicate their workings, learning, and insight to the world," writes Carlos Ottery.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.

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