People keep moving from rural areas into cities.
Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.
Reviewed by Stacie A. Kent for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.
Qiang Zhai reviews the book for H-Diplo, February 2013.
Valerie Hansen reviews the book for H-Asia, September 2011.
David Lloyd Smith reviews the book for H-Albion, January 2010.
Sasha Su-Ling Welland reviews the book for H-Net.
Peter Perdue reviews the book for H-World, August 2000.
Joint Declaration of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Question of Hong Kong, Dec. 19, 1984
Joint Declaration of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Question of Hong Kong
"The White Man's Burden" is a poem by the English poet Rudyard Kipling. It was originally published in the popular magazine McClure's in 1899. It was a response to the U.S. taking over the Philippines after the Spanish-American War. Although Kipling's poem mixed exhortation to empire with sober warnings of the costs involved, imperialists within the United States understood the phrase "white man's burden" as a characterization for imperialism that justified the policy as a noble enterprise.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.