“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
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Robert Hart documentary now online – ‘For China and the World’

Posted: May 16th, 2018 | No Comments »

The documentary on the life of Sir Robert Hart commissioned by the University of Bristol, ‘For China and the World’ explores the forgotten history of Britain in China from the 1850s to the early 1900s through the life of Sir Robert Hart, head of the Chinese Maritime customs for nearly 50 years. Filmed in Shanghai and Hart’s native Northern Ireland, the 30-minute HD film charts the turbulent beginning to China’s “Century of Humiliation”.

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