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Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown is the director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College London.

Diary: The Cultural Revolution

Kerry Brown, 17 November 2016

In​ the winter of 1994, while I was living in the northern Chinese province of Inner Mongolia, I decided to flee the sub-zero dry cold that grips the region for half the year by making the two-day train journey via Beijing to the most southerly province of Guangdong. Even at that relatively early period in the post-1978 Reform era, Guangdong felt like a different China – more...

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