Here’s a story about Pingyao and its preservation (or otherwise) from The Atlantic
Here’s a piece from the China Daily on the seemingly never ending debate about preservation of the Great Wall
The Global Times is also concerned about the Wall it would seem
I’ve mentioned the documentary currently being made by Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert about HMS Poseidon, the British submarine that sank of the China coast in the 1930s. Schwankert’s also producing a book on the tragedy too apparently – “The Real Poseidon Adventure: China’s Secret Salvage of Britain’s Lost Submarine”. Here he is interviewed about the project in The San Francisco Chronicle.
And here’s historian Valerie Hansen on what aspects of Chinese history most appeal to Beijing taxi drivers!
And if you’re looking for a summer read – there’s some recommendations here – including from me I’m afraid – in the August issue of Shanghai Talk magazine.