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Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
July 12, 2019

Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller

By Layne Vandenberg
Mixing symbolic cinematography, imaginative storylines, and harsh societal critiques, Korea has joined the zombie craze.

Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’
May 24, 2019

Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’

By David Leffman
To the British, he was a “chief criminal.” To the Chinese, his legacy is more complex.
The British Clerk Who Tried to Spark a Chinese Revolution
June 28, 2018

The British Clerk Who Tried to Spark a Chinese Revolution

By David Leffman
The life and confessions of Charles Welsh Mason.

The Enduring Relevance of America's Reckoning With the Qing Dynasty
January 19, 2018

The Enduring Relevance of America's Reckoning With the Qing Dynasty

By Robert Farley
To some extent, the United States is still captured by the romantic notion of a “mission” with China.

12 Regions of China: Xinjiang
July 29, 2017

12 Regions of China: Xinjiang

By John Lee
China's 'new frontier' is home to the largely Muslim Uyghur ethnic group.

12 Regions of China: Manchuria
July 25, 2017

12 Regions of China: Manchuria

By John Lee
Once home to China's last dynasty, Manchuria is now the country's rust belt.

William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
November 23, 2016

William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin

By David Leffman
An Englishman's rise (and fall) in Qing-dynasty China.
China's Tangled Environmental History
November 05, 2016

China's Tangled Environmental History

By Jonathan Schlesinger
Qing Dynasty conquests led to an unprecedented rush for resources, but also laid the roots for modern conservation.

Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex
July 28, 2016

Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex

By Jing Yu
China's refusal to change its ethnic policy reflects a historical mindset.

Actually, US-China Relations are Remarkably Normal
September 25, 2015

Actually, US-China Relations are Remarkably Normal

By Robert Farley
China and the United States have a fairly normal relationship that they shouldn't take for granted.

Troubled Today, China's Xinjiang Has a Long History
July 30, 2015

Troubled Today, China's Xinjiang Has a Long History

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
China's western province of Xinjiang has a long and fascinating history.
Book Review: Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
March 09, 2015

Book Review: Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

By Oliver Stuenkel
Jung Chang's 2013 release, now available as an e-book, reflects on one of modern China's most influential figures.

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