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China

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Eating China

December 8, 2004 -- From Stephen Jack, a reader from Taiwan, who is affiliated with the site

Chinese food, culture and history – a culinary journey through the cuisine of China and Taiwan.


The Beijing Guide

August 18, 2004 -- From Peter, a parent from Australia, who is affiliated with the site

The use of 360-degree panoramas, Chinese music, vivid photography and interactivity make this site very engaging for students. It covers topics found in textbooks including the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. Need to be on a fast connection to see it best.

Nixon’s China Game

January 19, 2000 -- From Lisa, a reader from Boston who is affiliated with the site

In February 1972, after a quarter-century of mutual antagonism between the United States and China, President Richard Nixon traveled to Beijing for an historic encounter with Chairman Mao Tse-tung. The climax of a secret White House initiative headed by Henry Kissinger, the diplomatic breakthrough shocked both America’s allies and its enemies. Drawing on recently declassified records and key eyewitnesses, the program and its accompanying Web site reveal the events leading up to what Nixon called “the week that changed the world.

Discovering China: The Middle Kingdom

September 29, 1999 -- From a reader from Fresno, California. USA who is affiliated with the site

Discovering China is an educational site that explores 20th Century China. Sections include History, The Cultural Revolution, Biographies, City Reports, and various interactive aspects.