Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
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.
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.