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Kuora: Misconceptions about the Chinese and dog meat

The southern Chinese city of Yulin in Guangxi Province holds an annual dog meat festival called the Lychee…

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Kuora: Revisiting the ‘Taiping Civil War’

We turn to history this week. This column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on…

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Kuora: How many Chinese know about the ‘June Fourth Incident’? More than you think

Tomorrow is the 30th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army opening fire on protesters in central Beijing. This week’s…

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Kuora: Does Kaiser like baijiu? He does not.

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on January 29, 2019.

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Kuora: China’s eventual transition into democracy

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on March 26, 2015.

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Kuora: Zhuge Liang and the myth of the hermit genius

Kaiser’s favorite Chinese epic is Romance of the Three Kingdoms —…

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Kuora: What is the most admired Chinese dynasty?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 19, 2015. What period of…

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Kuora: The usefulness of learning Chinese

Last Thursday’s episode of the Sinica Podcast featured Mark Rowsell, a.k.a. Dashan, and David Moser talking about the…

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Kuora: Stereotypes of China’s provinces: A poem

April is National Poetry Month, which makes this week’s column — from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to…

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Kuora: The how and why of eunuchs in imperial China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on March 12, 2015. Why did Chinese…

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Kuora: What if the Chinese, and not Europeans, colonized the New World?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on March 22, 2015. How would the…

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Kuora: China has grand ambitions, but these factors are holding it back

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 23, 2011. What are the…

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Kuora: Oh, the places China watchers will go

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on February 5, 2019. What are…

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Kuora: The ways women had to rise above oppression in China — and the ways they still have to

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on January 9, 2014

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Kuora: China’s New Culture Movement and the intellectual framework for the CCP

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on November 26, 2018. How was…

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