In “Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangzte,” by Peter Harmsen, he takes the casual reader as well as the avid military history enthusiast on a horrific journey down the blood-soaked alleys and war-ravaged suburbs of one of China’s greatest cities. Continue reading
China’s contribution to the war effort was to sacrifice around 20 million people and tie down 1 million Japanese soldiers in an unwinnable quagmire, which played a vital but overlooked role in eventual allied victory over Japan. Continue reading
September 1 – November 1 Art Exhibition: TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA | PALIMPSEST Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse Gallery, CGIS South Bldg. 1730 Cambridge St. Hosted by the Reischauer Institute in commemoration of its 40th anniversary Monday, September 9, 4:15 p.m. Harvard University Department of Anthropology Dissertation Defense The Owners of the Map: Motorycyle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok Claudio Sopranzetti, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge Tuesday, September 10, 12:30 p.m. Special Series on International Relations of East Asia U.S. Strategy toward China and Japan JOSEPH NYE, Harvard University … Continue reading
All Bill Morse wanted was an old photo of the Appian Way in Italy, lost somewhere in his parents’ attic.
He never imagined he would discover more than 4,000 photos of China, taken by his grandfather William Leete who was a missionary and teacher for more than 40 years. He traveled to northern China up to Liaoning and went down to Suzhou to study the nation. During his travels, Leete documented the Forbidden City of Beijing, the Buddhist Longmen Grottoes of Luoyang and everyday life for the Chinese. Continue reading
When Bob Lundy started at Home Depot 25 years ago, he was a lot associate who pushed shopping carts around the parking lot. Today, Lundy is the district manager of Boston South, an area that encompasses seven Home Depot locations in Avon, Dorchester, Quincy, Rockland, Watertown and West Roxbury. Continue reading
The Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School welcomed the Year of the Snake at its 4th Chinese New Year Celebration on March 14 at Hei La Moon, after a delay due to the Feb. 8 blizzard. Continue reading