Yuan Weishi 袁伟时

Yuan Weishi 袁伟时, a historian now retired from a long career at Zhongshan University, precipitated the shut-down and reorganization of the China Youth Daily‘s ‘Freezing Point’ 冰点 supplement with his 2006 essay Modernisation and History Textbooks, which criticized the established patriotic narrative of China’s struggles with encroaching foreign powers at the end of the Qing … more