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China's powerful internet regulator has a new boss - Xu Lin

China’s powerful internet regulator has a new boss – Xu Lin

Beijing’s appointed a new head to its powerful internet regulator. Xu Lin has publicly vowed to maintain the ruling Communist Party’s tight grip over cyberspace.

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Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Visions of Dystopia in China’s New Historical Novels

The depiction of personal and collective suffering in modern Chinese novels differs significantly from standard Communist accounts and most Eastern and Western historical narratives.

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Xu Bing and Contemporary Chinese Art: Cultural and Philosophical Reflections

Xu Bing and Contemporary Chinese Art: Cultural and Philosophical Reflections

How Chinese is contemporary Chinese art? Treasured by collectors, critics, and art world cognoscenti, this art developed within an avant-garde that looked West to find a language to strike out against government control.

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