Monday, September 9, 2013

China embraces 'British Model', ditching Mao for Edmund Burke - Telegraph

China embraces 'British Model', ditching Mao for Edmund Burke - Telegraph
David Cameron might be reassured to know that China's Communist leadership is studying the long arc of British history with intense interest, even if Russia's Vladimir Putin deems our small island to be of no account.
Professor Li said the 18th Century Irish philosopher Edmund Burke is now all the rage in Chinese universities, studied for his critique of violent revolution, and esteemed as the prophet of stability through timely but controlled change. Photo: Quirky China 

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