China: Etiquette and Modernity

Granite Studio looks into the modern history of 19 century intellectual self-criticism on backward manner in China. The blogger thinks that the recent Beijing government's campaign to ensure that Chinese tourists’ behaviour “compatible with the nation's economic strength and its growing international status” is another reflection of contemporary Chinese modernity.

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