Nationalist Party (Guomindang) poster, ca. 1937: Everybody must hate the enemy, defences must be constructed step-by-step, fortifications must be strengthened, the enemy must be exterminated. Renren dikai, bubu shefang, jianqiang bilei, zhidi siming (人人敌忾，步不设防，坚强壁垒，制敌死命)
Ironic Serif: A Brief History of Typographic Snark and the Failed Crusade for an…
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In a brisk revisionist history, William T. Rowe challenges the standard narrative of Qing China as a decadent, inward-looking state that failed to keep pace with the modern West. This original, thought-provoking history of China's last empire is a must-read for understanding the challenges facing China today.
Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Lou Lowery's image of Marines replacing the first American flag atop Mount Suribachi with a second flag, made famous by Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph. From the collection of Lou Lowery (COLL/2575), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections.