1dalm , to random
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In an alternate history timeline, do you think the industrial revolution happens without the Protestant movement?

seanbala ,
@seanbala@mas.to avatar

@1dalm In a non-fiction example, in Amitav Ghosh's "The Great Derangement" the author points out that many of the compontents of fossil fuel consumption like the use of oil and coal are actually much older than we think and were used heavily in places like Burma and China. So the point is that things could have gone differently with different circumstances.

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abolisyonista , to histodons
@abolisyonista@ni.hil.ist avatar

Finally! The mystery of who the Chinese Makhno was has been revealed and debunked! No, anarchist guerrillas did not operate against the CPC at Yunan during the 30s–50s. The Chinese American anarchist who mentioned the Chinese Makhno in his oral history simply didn’t have all the facts.

@histodons

https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/amigodu-cao-the-myth-of-the-chinese-makhno

strandbeutel , to histodons German
@strandbeutel@norden.social avatar

@lars_amenda hast du dein Interview mit petra schellen @tazgetroete schon getrötet?

Hat ja gar nix mit radfahren zu tun

und ich dachte bislang, der alte rassist Nocht war seit 1. April 1893 erster Hafenarzt Hamburgs, also erst nach der cholera-epidemie

https://taz.de/Historiker-ueber-Dekolonisierung/!5991065/

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kris_inwood , to politicalscience
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Professor Zhiwu Chen delivered the 2024 Noel Butlin lecture at the Asia-Pacific Eco & Bus History conference in Honolulu, arguing that warfare was a key trigger for the emergence of walled cities leading to the early rise of civilization in north China.
https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/home
@economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon @archaeodons

map of walled cities in Neolithic China showing majority are in the north

kris_inwood , to politicalscience
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Chicheng Ma (HKU) uses Matteo Ricci’s networks among Chinese officials as an instrument to assess the long-term impact of missionary activity on the intensity of foreign trade in later centuries, in a paper w Zhiwu Chen & Xinhao Li at the 2024 Asia-Pacific Eco & Bus His meeting in Honolulu
https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/home
@economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon @archaeodons

kris_inwood , to demography
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Sex imbalance varied by ethnicity & influenced marital decisions & hhold composition at a time of rising ethnic intermarriage in early 20thC Hawaii, according to Sumner LaCroix & coauthors in a new Asia-Pacific Economic History Review paper.
https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12280

@economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon @archaeodons

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  • eff , to random
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    “It’s really important to push back on equating information, which is what minors get over the internet, with a drug, a physiological harmful substance,” EFF’s @davidgreene told @USATODAY. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/02/13/florida-ban-social-media-under-16/72526988007/

    TimMaddog ,
    @TimMaddog@mstdn.social avatar

    @eff @davidgreene @USATODAY
    In 🇳🇫, kids aren't just getting "information" from and — they're being to love 🇨🇳.

    astigg1 , to boeken Dutch
    @astigg1@mastodon.nl avatar

    'Een ongelooflijk rijk boek dat niet alleen de Chinese ervaring laat zien als een juk voor een heel volk, maar die ervaring ook universeel maakt, want wie wil er niet bij de groep horen, en wie is er niet stiekem blij als een ander de klappen vangt zodat je zelf uit de wind staat.' Lof voor "Notities van een theoreticus" van Shi Tiesheng (vert Mark Leenhouts).
    @boeken
    https://www.mappalibri.be/?navigatieid=61&recensieid=10417

    appassionato , to bookstodon
    @appassionato@mastodon.social avatar

    The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (Updated Edition)

    The updated edition of this classic treatise on the behavior of great powers takes a penetrating look at the question likely to dominate international relations in the twenty-first century: Can China rise peacefully? In clear, eloquent prose, John Mearsheimer explains why the answer is no.

    @bookstodon





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  • oatmeal , to israel
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    / This is what ethnocide looks like: Israel deliberate destruction of Palestinian academia.

    On January 17th, the last remaining intact university in Gaza, Al-Aqsa University, was bombed and completely destroyed by the Israeli military. The bombing of 's universities is not collateral damage, but part of Israel's deliberate policy to destroy Palestinian academic and cultural life.

    Israeli academic institutions have not spoken out against this destruction and its consequences.

    Over the past 40 years, Palestinian universities have faced systematic harassment by , including campus closures and restrictions on faculty, students and academic cooperation.

    Since October 7, the situation has severely intensified. In the occupied West Bank, most studies are online due to restrictions. In Gaza, all academic institutions have been destroyed, along with schools, libraries, archives and other educational sites.

    Hundreds of students and faculty members have been killed in the bombings. At least 94 university staff members in Gaza are reported dead. Prominent academics have been specifically targeted and killed.

    This represents an almost complete destruction of Palestinian academic life that will take years to rebuild. Surviving students and staff are traumatized, grieving and displaced.

    Palestinian intellectual life is critical for society. Israel's systematic targeting of is aimed at erasing not just physical infrastructure but Palestinian cultural and spiritual life.

    Dr. Anat Matar (ענת מטר): "As Israeli academics, we must raise our voices against the killing of students and colleagues, mass arrests, and the annihilation of education in Gaza."

    [Hebrew] https://www.haaretz.co.il/opinions/2024-02-01/ty-article-opinion/.premium/0000018d-6461-d359-a58f-757388d40000 or https://archive.is/87Ja6

    @academicchatter
    @palestine
    @israel


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    appassionato , to bookstodon
    @appassionato@mastodon.social avatar

    Return to Winter: Russia, China, and the New Cold War Against America

    The United States is a nation in crisis. While Washington’s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impotent by ongoing partisan warfare, we face an array of foreign-policy crises for which we seem increasingly unprepared.

    @bookstodon





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  • kris_inwood , to devecon
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    War & the origins of Chinese civilization!

    Why did complex societies, characterized by densely-populated walled cities, first arise in northern China?

    A lecture by Professor Zhiwu Chen, Feb 17 at the 2024 Asia-Pacific Economic & Business History Conference, Univ of Hawai‘i, Mānoa. Open to the public.

    https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/about-the-conference

    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @archaeodons @econhist @urbanecon @devecon

    astigg1 , to boeken Dutch
    @astigg1@mastodon.nl avatar

    Lof voor "Notities van een theoreticus" van Shi Tiesheng (vert Mark Leenhouts): 'Het soort boek waar je je onverzadigbaar aan kan blijven laven en dat op iedere pagina alleen maar beter wordt.'
    @boeken
    https://www.tijd.be/cultuur/literatuur/recensie-de-schrijversnachten-van-de-chinese-grootmeester-shi-tiesheng/10520338.html

    IHChistory , to histodons
    @IHChistory@masto.pt avatar

    📖 The book "Consuls in the Cold War", edited by Sue Onslow and Lori Maguire, includes a chapter authored by Pedro Aires Oliveira dedicated to the diplomatic relations between Portugal and the People's Republic of China in the mid-20th century. 🇵🇹 🇨🇳

    👉 https://brill.com/display/title/64725

    @histodons
    @internationalrelations

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  • appassionato , to bookstodon
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    Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

    In Michael Sandel the Chinese have found a guide through the ethical dilemmas created by their swift embrace of a market economy—one whose communitarian ideas resonate with China’s own rich, ancient philosophical traditions. This volume explores the connections and tensions revealed in this unlikely episode of Chinese engagement with the West.

    @bookstodon




    weilawei , to random
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    I live in a timeline composed of jokers and clowns.

    JFC.

    majorlinux , to random
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    At what point do we call Tesla's glorified beta cars?

    Tesla is just as deadly in China as it is in the US thanks to Autopilot - Desk Chair Analysts

    https://dcanalysts.net/tesla-is-just-as-deadly-in-china-as-it-is-in-the-us-thanks-to-autopilot/

    astigg1 , to boeken Dutch
    @astigg1@mastodon.nl avatar

    2023 is klaar, tijd om de balans op te maken. Wat verscheen er aan literatuur en poëzie vertaald uit het Chinees in het Nederlands? Een overzicht op mijn blog:
    https://chinezenlezen.blogspot.com/2024/01/wat-is-er-dit-jaar-verschenen-2023.html
    @boeken

    astigg1 , to boeken Dutch
    @astigg1@mastodon.nl avatar

    Het FD vindt 'De spijker" van Zhang Yueran (vert door mij) 1 van de 2 allerbeste boeken van het afgelopen jaar! En "Hormonen in de nacht" van Lu Min (verschillende vertalers) gooit ook hoge ogen: 'Een aanrader voor wie van donkere humor houdt.'
    @boeken https://fd.nl/samenleving/1501611/dit-zijn-de-beste-romans-van-2023

    appassionato , to bookstodon
    @appassionato@mastodon.social avatar

    The Chinese Myths: A Guide to the Gods and Legends

    This is a concise and entertaining guide to the complex tradition of Chinese mythology. The Chinese Myths not only retells the ancient stories but also considers their place within the patterns of Chinese religions, culture and history.

    @bookstodon



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  • Lizahadiz , to sociology
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    Interesting information about wine, modernity, and colonialism in China.


    @sociology
    https://youtu.be/0AJ9Z0kV1As?si=qx7o34QTjLdXNxlT

    appassionato , to bookstodon
    @appassionato@mastodon.social avatar

    Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun

    150,000 innocents died in Changchun at the end of WW2 when Mao's Revolutionary Army laid siege. Japanese girl Homare Endo, then age 7, was traumatized but survived to devote her life to telling the world of the atrocity China now denies. This gripping, firsthand account is tough reading, full of both brutal descriptions and dispassionate commentary on politics and humanity.

    @bookstodon






    astigg1 , to boeken Dutch
    @astigg1@mastodon.nl avatar

    Nieuwe Chinese roman! "Notities van een theoreticus" van Shi Tiesheng, vertaald door Mark Leenhouts. 'Voor Shi Tiesheng, als gerolstoeld schrijver, is het lichamelijke gebrek van de gehandicapte altijd een uitgangspunt geweest voor bespiegelingen over het menselijk gebrek in het algemeen.'
    @boeken https://www.vanoorschot.nl/chinese-roman-notities-van-een-theoreticus/

    appassionato , to bookstodon
    @appassionato@mastodon.social avatar

    Waiting to Be Arrested at Night: A Uyghur Poet's Memoir of China's Genocide

    A poet's account of one of the world's most urgent humanitarian crises, and a harrowing tale of a family's escape from genocide.

    @bookstodon




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  • astigg1 , to boeken Dutch
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    "De spijker" in het jaarlijstje van het NRC: één van de tien beste buitenlandse romans van het jaar! 'Twee levens, getekend door een geheim. Dat is de insteek van "De spijker", de roman van de in eigen land én internationaal zeer geprezen Chinese schrijfster Zhang Yueran.' Vertaald door mij, verschenen bij Prometheus.
    @boeken
    https://www.nrc.nl/index/slim-leven/de-50-beste-boeken-van-2023-a4168191

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