We love the towns, the towns that go “boom”

Superb article by Peter Hessler, with photos by Mark Leong, in the June National Geographic (viewable online here) that does the best job describing China’s industrial entrepreneurs through a close-up of the heart of China’s Horatio Algerism, Wenzhou.

I’ve been hearing and reading bits and pieces of apocrypha about Wenzhou for years. This article really pulled it all together.


About David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.
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