China's leaders have shifted from relying on Orwellian strategies to policies that Huxley provides us with a better guide for understanding. … [T]o see China today as a Big Brother state is to miss much that has been actually taking place in the People's Republic.
China's Brave New World
Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom is the director of the East Asian Studies Center and a professor of history at Indiana University. His most recent book, as editor, is Twentieth-Century China: New Approaches (New York: Routledge, 2003).
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Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom; China's Brave New World. Current History 1 September 2003; 102 (665): 266–269. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.665.266
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