James V. Wertsch

James V. Wertsch

James V. Wertsch is David R. Francis distinguished professor and director emeritus of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St Louis. He teaches courses in anthropology and international and area studies.

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Opinion | US coronavirus lawsuits pick at the scabs of China’s ‘century of humiliation’

The emotional scars of the opium wars and bullying by colonial powers resonate among ordinary Chinese in a way the West does not fully appreciate.

20 May 2020 - 3:31AM

The emotional scars of the opium wars and bullying by colonial powers resonate among ordinary Chinese in a way the West does not fully appreciate.

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