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Why China Will Never Rule the World

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Interview with Troy Parfitt

Topics of conversation:

  • Why won't China Rule the World?
  • Front row seat observations
  • China is a collection of myths
  • China has very little to offer
  • Key problems that China faces in the coming decades

Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in 1972, Troy Parfitt graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a major in American history and a minor in Canadian political science. He became certified as an ESL instructor and lived for nearly two years in Seoul, South Korea and for more than ten in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2007, his first book, Notes from the Other China (New York: Algora Publishing) hit the market. In 2009, he returned to his hometown of Saint John, and in 2011, his second book, Why China Will Never Rule the World, was published by Western Hemisphere Press.

Why China Will Never Rule the World: Travels in the Two Chinas

Troy Parfitt
Western Hemisphere Press (2011)
ISBN 9780986803505
Reviewed by Richard R. Blake for Reader Views (7/11)

Read the review on ReaderViews.com