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The China History Podcast

Since 2010, Laszlo Montgomery has presented The China History Podcast, bringing you the greatest hits from ancient and modern Chinese History. 

Jul 29, 2011

More Daoism this week. We look at Zhuangzi and trace the development of Daoism during the classical age from the Han Dynasty to the Tang


Jul 20, 2011

In this week’s episode, Laszlo tackles Daoism, a philosophy, religion, and way of life that everyone has heard about but not everyone learned the backstory. This time we look at the history and the times that spawned this most fertile of philosophies.


Jul 11, 2011

Today we have some lighter fare than usual.  Nine months ago we looked at one great Hong Kong tycoon, Li Ka-Shing. Today we look at another. In this episode, we look at the life and career of entertainment mogul Sir Run Run Shaw and the Shaw Brothers organization.


Jul 1, 2011

In this episode, Laszlo examines the origins of the CCP, also known as the Chinese Communist Party.