Kunming Stone Forest

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Bandits, Agricultural College, and the Century of Humiliation

In 1924, in Guangzhou, China, six bandits kidnapped thirty-six students and staff at an agricultural college. What might otherwise be a pretty simple story of retrieving some hostages gets incredibly muddy with just a little bit of context – and the whole thing makes a great RPG adventure! This post is brought to you by […]

Xuanzang and the Five Border Towers

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Shanty Hunters: Ports

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Hiroo Onoda

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The Confucian Village of Misfortune

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The Secret History of the Mountain Folk

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Weird Japanese Monsters

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Shen Fu’s Complicated Family

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Zhang Xi and the Plot That Wasn’t

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Ching Shih

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The Wokou Raiders

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The Wonders of Sir John Mandeville (Asia)

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Stealing Tea From China

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The Dunhuang Manuscripts and the Mogao Caves

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