april 1896

April 1896 Issue

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  • China and the Western World

    Though China’s political fate seems uncertain and its people set in traditional ways, Lafcadio Hearn—a Japan-based journalist known for his writings on East Asian culture—predicts that China will one day pose a formidable economic threat to the West.

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    The New Poe

    A classic review

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