Will China Disintegrate? A British Assessment in 1947

On either side of an energizing North Korea public event I did this past Friday in London, I make two¬†treks out to the UK’s National Archives in Kew Gardens. My goal was explore Foreign Office papers about the U.S. occupation of Japan with a focus on war crimes tribunals and Chinese public opinion, and the Korean War with a focus on atrocities in South Hwanghae … Continue reading Will China Disintegrate? A British Assessment in 1947

Rana Mitter on Chinese Nationalism and Internationalism

Rana Mitter is one of the key contemporary voices on Chinese nationalism.¬† So let’s start with the author’s currency, his trademark, the man’s own prose on the May 4, 1919, roots of contemporary trends: Then we have an interview with Rana Mitter (with Chinese subtitles), a scholar has a number of interesting appearances on YouTube: Continue reading Rana Mitter on Chinese Nationalism and Internationalism