Remembering Igor — our secret history

該內容僅提供英文版。 For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. This essay was written shortly after the death of Igor de Rackewiltz on 30 July 2016.… 閱讀

Of Tartar Princesses, Poetry and Mongol Khans

該內容僅提供英文版。 For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Igor de Rachewiltz — scholar, colleague, friend — passed away on this day one year ago.… 閱讀

The Great Wall: a wonder and a curse!

該內容僅提供英文版。 For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. I have always felt hemmed in on all sides by the Great Wall; that wall of ancient bricks which is constantly being reinforced.… 閱讀

The Floating City 浮城

該內容僅提供英文版。 For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. A novelist has recorded the following story: A man went to apply for a passport.… 閱讀