Tuesday, November 24, 2009

China Goes Treasure Hunting

Peter Neville-Hadley for the Wall Street Journal writes about China's efforts to catalogue and repatriate artifacts from the Summer Palace as the 150th anniversary of its destruction approaches. See http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704779704574552741003819998.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#articleTabs%3Dcomments

Not surprisingly, Neville-Hadley recounts the nationalistic impulses that are driving the project.

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