ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Week That Did Not Quite Change the World

A Week That Did Not Quite Change the World G P Deshpande IT reflected the remarkable sense of history that the Chinese have that they should have chosen to take the chieftain of the West, President Nixon, to Shanghai. There is no other city in China which has seen more of the dominance of the West and the humiliation of the Chinese than Shanghai. This was the city where once the imperial powers reigned supreme. They had their own laws and their own concessions. They would not let Chinese and dogs enter their parks. It was fitting that the American President should go to that city and exchange jokes with Chinese workers'.

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