Chinese studies in a pandemic: A historian's view

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Abstract / Description of output

For someone who studies Western perceptions of China, the Covid-19 crisis certainly captures the attention. Writing from the position of a historian, much of the media discourse during the pandemic sounds strangely familiar to the author. Plus ça change, he says, although logic would suggest that the successes of South Korea and Taiwan in dealing with the crisis may begin to erode the image of a backward Asia.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Chinese Studies (BJoCS)
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2020

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Western perceptions of China
  • media discourse
  • history


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