Our reading picked up on a number of themes that we saw first in Pomfret, including the attempt to debunk the notion of an “unchanging China.” Today, however, we will focus specifically on the question of China’s diversity.
Part 1: Visualizing diversity
View the images and data visualizations below covering climate, food, language, "high tech," and economics. As you view them, identify:
Part 2: Tibet question
On pages 123-25, Wasserstrom takes up one of the most divisive questions related to China's diversity, which is the politics of Tibet.