“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

Penguin China & WW1 series out soon in Chinese….

Posted: March 26th, 2021 | No Comments »

The excellent collection of short books on China and World War One published by Penguin China back in the centenery of armsitice has finally, it seems, been translated into Chinese and will be published next month. Pieces by me (on China’s betrayal at Versailles), Mark O’Neill (on the Chinese Labour Corps), Frances Wood (on the wartime dioplomats in Peking), Robert Bickers (on the rush to join up for the Front in Shanghai), Jonathan Fenby (on the Japanese defeat of Germany at Tsingtao) and Anne Witchard (on the uses of the ‘Yellow Peril’ during the war in England).

Available here on Douban…

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