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What has the Cultural Revolution done to the Chinese Soul?

Getty RI just made their “Yuan Ming Yuan” album available online: (re)discover the 20 views of Xiyanglou -

First freight train from China to Britain arrives in London -

Three Contradictions in Trump’s China Policy (Thus Far), Prof. Alastair Iain Johnston writes for the Fairbanks Blog -

By JEFFREY WASSERSTROM, and BENJAMIN VAN ROOIJ

This day in history -

*This week* The Last Cherry Blossom, Kathleen Burkinshaw, Jan. 18, 7:00-8:00pm ET. "This is a story that offers young readers insight into how children lived during the war, while also introducing them to Japanese culture. Based loosely on author Kathleen Burkinshaw's mother's firsthand experience surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, The Last Cherry Blossom hopes to warn readers of the immense damage nuclear war can bring, while reminding them that the "enemy" in any war is often not so different from ourselves." Register at the link below.