Klaus Mühlhahn is a professor of History at Zeppelin University. He specializes in the history of modern China. Mühlhahn discusses his book, Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping, and also provides his thoughts on the state of China studies in the West in terms of the ability of scholars to conduct research on China amidst its continuous border closure. He also critiques the prevalence of armchair "experts" on China, and offers advice on how scholars of China can more effectively reach general audiences.
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