Thomas S. Mullaney is Professor of History at Stanford University and the author of Coming to Terms with the Nation- Ethnic Classification in Modern China.
...this gives us a fresh view of the issues...
His theme – the preservation of characters, a basic element of Chinese culture, and how they entered, and became part of, the modern informational world – is well worth our attention.
*Times Higher Education*
...a surprisingly engaging read.
*The New Yorker*