Doubts about a study showing support for a founding myth of China bring controversy to a story celebrated by state media
China's founding myth involves Emperor Yu taming a flood, a disaster which a scientific paper recently indicated was real, supporting Xi Jinping's emphasis on the importance of China's ancient history and prompting celebrations from state media. A critic of the conclusions has changed the conversation.
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Jan 20, 2017