Of Exports, Envoys, Boxers, and Books — Midwestern Links to the Middle Kingdom


By Jeffrey Wasserstrom The first English language publication to include a detailed profile of Mao Zedong, Edgar Snow’s Red Star Over China, was by a man born in Kansas City. The historian often described as the doyen of Chinese studies in America, The United States and China author John King Fairbank, hailed from South Dakota. […]

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