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A Journey Between China’s Past and Present
Peter Hessler, 2006
John Keay’s China, A History provided me with a comprehensive and well researched overview of the main events in the last 3000 to 5000 or so years of Chinese history, but that book left me wanting more perspective about the people’s history. 1,683 more words
The similarities between Mao’s ‘Great Leap Forward’ and Obama’s Hope & Change/Fundamental Transformation is frightening.
History would teach us much if only we Americans chose not to be ignorant of it’s lessons. 1,650 more words
A few years ago, I was sitting in the periodicals section of my seminary library, crouched among Lutheran Woman’s Work, late 1940s-early 1950s. Our Lutheran History professor had asked us to focus on any aspect of 20th century American Lutheranism and do some kind of project on it. 2,877 more words