Has the Ugly American been supplanted by his Chinese counterpart? In the upcoming issue, California looks at the growing resentment in the developing world over Chinese business ventures abroad.
It wasn’t so long ago that Chinese engineers and economists were welcomed with enthusiasm by struggling Asian, African and South American nations. The Chinese were seen as both technically proficient and simpatico. They didn’t have to tote the baggage of – well, Americans, who were often viewed as overweening, grasping and arrogant.
Posted on June 6, 2013 - 4:15pm