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Behind the Scenes with the Library of Congress Chinese Manuscript Collection

Here is another interesting accidental find, this time from papers at the Library of Congress. In 1917, Professor S.C. Kiang, an academic at the University of California in Berkeley, traveled to China to procure for […]

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Bedouin intelligence agent in Sinai, World War I

Just a few days ago, I found this image of an armed bedouin intelligence agent in Sinai during the World War I era. When I saw it in Yigal Sheffy’s book British Military Intelligence in […]

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