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China Today: Teahing about a Changing Cultural Landscape
Letter to Social Studies Teachers from the U.S. Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman
Teachers have an essential role to play in preparing young Americans for the future relationship between the United States and China.
Panda-Huggers and Dragon-Slayers: How to View Modern China Today
Two extreme positions that have long characterized outsider views of China--panda-hugger or dragon-slayer--have become increasingly untenable in the context of contemporary China.
What I Wish My College Students Already Knew about PRC History
Five main themes outlined in this article can help secondary students integrate conflicting views on China, particularly since the establishment of the People's Republic.
Confucianism on the Comeback: Current Trends in Culture, Values, Politics, and Economy
Stephen C. Angle
The ancient principles of Confucius, which challenge unexamined thinking, are experiencing a multifaceted revival in China.
Curriculum Reform and the Writing of High School History Textbooks in the People's Republic of China
This past decade, China has taken a closer look at the role of history education and has revamped its history curriculum standards.