CHINA: Internal Conditions

"You must remember that there are sections in China where people aren't interested in the fighting, and. for that matter, don't even know that there has been a revolution. I don't doubt that there are thousands of people who do not even know the Emperor has been overthrown. You see, the large majority of Chinamen aren't interested in self-government— have no conception of the idea. So long as things move along smoothly and taxes aren't heavy, they don't care who rules." So says a returning traveler from Shanghai. It is true that the...

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