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#4 – 10 Things you (probably) didn’t know about China at the Treaty of Versailles

Posted: May 15th, 2014 | No Comments »

#4 – The Chinese negotiators at Versailles drank tea and ate the finest home made macarons….


During the long negotiating sessions the Chinese drank endless cups of tea provided at all the conference’s sessions, and ate superbly dainty macarons supplied by the Quai d’Orsay’s excellent kitchens.


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