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Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

French, Paul

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Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Hardcover
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The convulsive history of foreign journalists in China starts with the newspapers printed in the European Factories of Canton in the 1820s and ends with the Communist revolution in 1949.


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