The China History Podcast
Firstly, Laszlo apologizes in advance for the horrific pronounciation of all terms Hindi.  This week the topic is the history behind Sino-Indian relations.  This is an extremely emotive, complex and sometimes incendiary topic, conveniently encapsulated in an easy to digest half hour episode.  The long history of Chinese-Indian Relations is overwhelmoingly one of peaceful coexistance, continue reading >>
Direct download: CHP-082-The_History_of_China-India_Relations.mp3
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Known by many names, Guan Yu, Guan Gong, Guan Di, this great man of loyalty, integrity and justice lived during the final years of the Eastern Han Dynasty. His oath of brotherhood with Liu Bei and Zhang Fei is the stuff of legends and remembered to this very day. Guan Yu was a historical person continue reading >>

Direct download: CHP-081-Guan_Yu.mp3
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This week we look at a committed Communist Party leader who played an important role in steering China’s economy and financial system from 1949 to 1966 and during the Deng era.  Like many other leaders of his generatiom, Shanxi-born Bo Yibo suffered terribly during the Cultural Revolution.  Today he is best remembered as one of continue reading >>

Direct download: CHP-080-Bo_Yibo.mp3
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This time we look at Missouri-born Carl Crow (1883-1945).  Though pretty much forgotten today, Carl Crow lived an amazing life and was a prolific writer.  From his front row seats to many of the historic events in China between 1911-1937, Crow wrote many books about his observations and opinions.  He has gone down in history continue reading >>

Direct download: CHP-079-Carl_Crow.mp3
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