Tag: Europe

  • Father Joseph’s Folly

    Some gems from Aldous Huxley’s “Grey Eminence” (1941)

  • The Ancien Régime and the Revolution

    With all the hubbub about China as of late, I thought it might be worth reading Alexis De Tocqueville’s The Ancien Régime and the Revolution (Penguin: 2008). A number of China Hands say the Party has used this book to inform their approach to domestic stability and harmony.1 I have no idea whether these assertions…

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