[Podcast] The sinking of the Kowshing and China’s catastrophic war with Japan


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illustration of a boat sinking and on fire
Illustration by Derek Zheng

At the end of the 19th century, Qing China and the Empire of Japan collided in Korea when the sinking of a steamboat marked the descent into the First Sino-Japanese War.

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/07/28/the-sinking-of-the-kowshing-and-chinas-catastrophic-first-war-with-japan/

Narrated by Cliff Larsen.

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