China

Though much of the West has withdrawn from empire, one of the world’s rising powers offers the latest twist on imperialism.  

The 19th and 20th centuries saw a revolution in Chinese forensic science, when traditional techniques were replaced by new methods from the West. Today, the world confronts another moment of transformation in forensic science.

Reparations paid by the Chinese to the US following the Boxer Rebellion were used to open Tsinghua University in Beijing on 11 April, 1911.

Exuberant celebrations took place across China in 1959 to mark the 10th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic. Of particular national...

A short introduction to the Chinese ethical system.

Mao Zedong’s brutal campaign to purify Communist China, which began in the early 1960s, resulted in a decade of chaos that has left an indelible stain on the nation’s politics.

Frank Dikötter explains how the gradual opening of Chinese archives has revealed the appalling truth about Chairman Mao’s genocidal rule.

Yuan Shikai's short-lived reign as Chinese emperor ended on March 22nd, 1916.

After many negotiations and much pressure, the Russians acquired from China the Amur Provinces of Eastern Siberia.

During the European “Age of Reason,” a philosopher Emperor guided Chinese destinies.