historical record

Famous Chef Accused of Mocking Mao, Again

Mao Anying, Mao Zedong’s son, was killed by American bombers on November 25, 1950 while fighting in the Korean War. A persistent, unfounded, rumor (officially tagged as “historically nihilist”) holds that the younger Mao gave...

The Clash of the 2022 Year-End Retrospectives

Recent year-end retrospectives and New Year’s messages published by various Chinese media outlets—including People’s Daily, Xinhua, Southern Weekly, and NetEase News—have offered vastly different interpretations of 2022, the...

The Fight for the History of China’s Great Famine

The Guardian’s Tania Branigan interviews former Xinhua journalist Yang Jisheng, author of Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine. The book, researched in secret and still unpublished in mainland China, has nevertheless been...

Stephen Vines: A couple in denial

From the Standard: If China wants to stand on the high moral ground when dealing with the distortions of history it surely cannot do so on the basis of its record – a record which demonstrates it cannot even come to terms with the enormity of the disasters that characterized the Mao Zedong era. History […]

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