Xinhua: New history book launched by China, Japan, S.Korea

From Xinhua:

Publishers from China, and South Korea have gathered in Beijing to launch the Chinese version of a new textbook that seeks to set the record straight on the region’s . The book is seen as a response to attempts by right-wingers in Japan to gloss over the country’s wartime atrocities…

The book covers the history of China, South Korea and Japan between 1840, the beginning of China’s occupation by western powers, and the end of the Second World War in 1945.

See also ESWN’s post “
The East Asian History Book.”


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