History

China’s View of the World

It is essential that you understand what China and the Chinese think of foreign countries and foreigners — and why. This affects everything from their laws to their attitudes toward you.

Chinese History

Today’s China has been shaped by thousands of  years of history. We’ll see how China’s humiliating defeats by Western nations in the 19th century helped the Communists come to power in the 20th century, and how those events influence the way Chinese view the world. We’ll also look at policies and political campaigns that Chinese [...]