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On Chinese exceptionalism, politics in history, and an interview with Harvard’s Mark C. Elliott

The China Story website from Australian National University has a wonderful interview with Mark C. Elliott,* a professor at Harvard University and an authority on the role of Manchu and other ethnic ideas in Chinese history. The full interview is … Continue reading

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Hu Jintao says foreigners out to ‘westernize’ China

This from the AFP via the South China Morning Post (subscription only): “Hostile international powers are strengthening their efforts to Westernise and divide us,” Hu wrote in the article, noting “ideological and cultural fields” are their main targets. “We must … Continue reading

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