Chris Patten, chancellor of Oxford and Newcastle universities, was from 1999 until 2004 European Commissioner for External Relations. He was previously the member of Parliament for Bath, chairman of the Conservative Party, and the last British governor of Hong Kong. He is the author of East and West: China, Power, and the Future of Asia. He lives in London.
Cousins and Strangers
Henry Holt and Co.
"A magisterial volume—a cocktail of autobiography, political analysis of the state of the world, and policy prescriptions." —Foreign Affairs
For fifty years, the Americans,...