Cold War Analysis of Chinese History

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China / East Asian modernity / history and memory / U.S.-China Relations

Includes interviews with Pearl S. Buck and Theodore White, plenty of Orientalism (the music score is a treatise itself in stereotypes and aural affects) and such gems as describing Shanxi warlord Yan Hsi-shan as “the treacherous opium addict” and the precursor of the notion of China as dominated by “the poet and the executioner.”

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Lecturer of Chinese history at University of Leeds, and Editor-in-Chief of SinoNK.com.

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