Just as world maps look different depending on where they are produced, so narratives of world history vary according to who is telling the story. In Superpower Interrupted, Michael Schuman describes how the Chinese view their own and world history and how those perceptions shape China's economic policy, attitudes toward the world, relations with its neighbors, positions on democracy and human rights, and notions of good governance.

The National Committee held a virtual program with author Michael Schuman on September 10, 2020.

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