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Wei Jingsheng: Anti-blogger laws worse than Cultural Revolution - AsiaNews.it

Wei Jingsheng: Anti-blogger laws worse than Cultural Revolution - AsiaNews.it | Emergence of Modern China | Scoop.it
Wei Jingsheng: Anti-blogger laws worse than Cultural Revolution AsiaNews.it The great Chinese dissident comments on latest repressions imposed by the government of Xi Jinping on freedom of expression and attacks the communist regime, interested...
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When Britain made war on China

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The first opium war is a shocking period in British history - thousands were killed by the might of the navy in the name of free trade.
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Criminal Justice in China: From the Gang of Four to Bo Xilai ...

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Jerome A. Cohen assesses China's recent criminal proceedings and observes a lack of de facto progress.
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Boxer Rebellion

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Boxer Rebellion | Emergence of Modern China | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Boxer Rebellion in the summer of 1900.

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Ryan Campbell's curator insight, January 7, 2013 3:05 PM

Another round table discussion of the Boxer Rebellion

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Explore the history of tea trade in Xiamei Village, Fujian - ecns

Explore the history of tea trade in Xiamei Village, Fujian - ecns | Emergence of Modern China | Scoop.it
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The village's key role in river transport was replaced by five ports opened during the first Opium War (1839-42) in Qing Dynasty.
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Cultural Revolution: Time to say sorry | The Economist

Cultural Revolution: Time to say sorry | The Economist | Emergence of Modern China | Scoop.it
Those were the days “MY FORMAL apology has come too late,” wrote Chen Xiaolu on August 20th on the alumni blog of the school where nearly 50 years ago he was...
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Opium Wars

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Opium Wars | Emergence of Modern China | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg discusses the 19th century Opium Wars between Britain and China.

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Ryan Campbell's curator insight, January 7, 2013 3:04 PM

A round table academic discussion of the Opium Wars, a superb resource