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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’

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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.
9 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with 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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