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Kate Merkel-Hess

Author Bios

Kate Merkel-Hess

Kate Merkel-Hess is the editor of The China Beat: Blogging How the East
is Read
, a graduate student in modern Chinese history at the University
of California, Irvine, and a contributor to the Times Literary
Supplement (London).


News and Features

How will the Olympics play in the Chinese equivalent of Peoria, among a populace skeptical of the government's intent and eager to tout their own economic clout?