Month: December 2019

China – The Emerging Global Giant Part 2 (of a 2 Part Series)

In October 2019, China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. It has been a great and terrible time for China, as history has been for most countries. But China is a nation on a scale that dwarfs other countries – and, therefore, both its greatness and tragedy dwarf […]

China – The Emerging Global Giant Part 1 (of a 2 Part Series)

The study of world power has been blighted by Eurocentric historians who have distorted and ignored the dominant role China played in the world economy between 1100 and 1800.  It is especially important to emphasize how China, the world technological power between 1100 and 1800, made the West’s emergence possible.  It was only by borrowing […]

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