“The Department feels strongly that the United States should avoid becoming involved in an issue which could seriously damage our efforts to improve relations with Peking.” Continue reading Xinjiang and American Foreign Policy
Why everything written down and filed away in an archive is not necessarily true. Continue reading Was My Research Subject a Cannibal?
The spring of 1966 was, in Zhang Zhonghan’s mind, just the beginning of a grand project to color in a blank piece of paper, Xinjiang, with the youth of the nation. Continue reading The Blank Piece of Paper
A research tool for the newly published Collected Works of Zhao Ziyang. Continue reading Indexing Zhao Ziyang’s Collected Works
“Mao Unplugged: The Chairman Between War and Revolution” is coming to Toronto in March 2017. Continue reading Mark Your Calendars: Mao at #AAS2017
Why do we remember the Kennan long telegram and the Novikov cable, but not the Canadian counterpart? Continue reading The Canadian Long Telegram
I am giving a conference paper next week at the 2016 SHAFR Annual Meeting on Coca-Cola’s fitful return to China in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Continue reading Coca-Cola in China