Tag Archives: History

“They told us to love the Chinese and ‘look East’ for solutions” – Stories of China in Africa


As we looked at yesterday, China may not be as welcomed in Africa as some authors might argue. My friends told me a few stories after reflecting on our first discussion that I thought should be shared, but didn’t quite … Continue reading

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Jubilant Patriotism – China’s view of Americans’ love of country


I try to only let myself indulge in jubilant patriotism once a year on this blog, and the 4th of July is that occasion (last year’s entry). This afternoon I’m bringing pulled pork sandwiches in to the office, where I plan … Continue reading

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Sheng Shuren: A Jounalist in New China – Part 5 – The Untouchable


Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 The Shengs were a prominent family in Ningpo. There were the old Shengs and the new Shengs; Mr. Sheng’s family was the old Shengs, landowners for generations. The family residence consisted of … Continue reading

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