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Inside China

Written By John Pomfret

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Even if you know very little about China, you have likely heard that it is a dominant player in global politics and economics. With a population size more than quadruple that of the U.S. and GDP growth rate that is double that of the U.S., China is poised to play an ever-increasing role on the world stage.

This MasterClass provides you with an insider’s view of a land that has only recently opened its doors to the global community. You’ll be swept into the experience that is China, through an exploration of the country’s people, politics, customs, beliefs and much more. Your virtual journey will be further enhanced with activities that enrich your knowledge, and enhance your overall appreciation of this vast and multi-dimensional country.

Although you’ll never leave the comfort of your home, your participation in this MasterClass will likely make you feel as if you’ve had an exceptional guided tour of China.


Each of the following eight sections is filled with detailed content, real-life examples, personal anecdotes from your expert and practical activities.

  • Everyday Life (starting with geographical orientation)
  • Art/Food/Culture
  • Politics
  • Religions
  • Media
  • Economy & Environment
  • Historical Highlights
  • U.S. & China Relations


John Pomfret is an award-winning journalist with The Washington Post currently covering U.S. relations with Asia, following many years covering China from being on the spot at Tiananmen Square to Beijing Bureau Chief. He has been awarded the Osborne Elliot Award for the best coverage of Asia by the Asia Society and the Shorenstein Award from Harvard and Stanford universities for his lifetime coverage of Asia. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed “Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China.”