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Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess

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Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom is a professor of history at the University of California, Irvine. He is co-founder and regular contributer to The China Beat: Blogging How the East is Red. His books include <em>China's Brave New World</em> (2007) and the forthcoming <em>Global Shanghai, 1850-2010</em>. <br /> <br /> Kate Merkel-Hess is a graduate student in modern Chinese history at the University of California, Irvine. She is the Editor of <em>The China Beat</em>, and a contributor to the TLS