February 4, 2010
Buddhist sculpture and art

Asia Society video: “Why China Why Climate?”

On the subjects of climate change, the Tibetan Plateau, and Orville Schell, our friend at New York-based Asia Society, Michael Zhao, recently sent us a video in which he combines and documents all three. In...
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Imperial dragon patterns

Revisiting “China’s Magic Melting Mountain”: A frank look at tourism in Yunnan

When reading Orville Schell’s recent article in Conde Nast Traveler, “China’s Magic Melting Mountain,” readers might notice that the destinations in Yunnan he describes seem rather, well, touristy. Schell is quick to outline the realities...
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