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Rewi Alley – “The Man Who Loved China” – Simon Winchester

March 27th, 2011 · No Comments · China, History, War

Rewi Alley was often compared to Lawrence of Arabia—Edgar Snow, for one, wrote that “where Lawrence brought to the Arabs the destructive technique of guerrilla war, Alley was to bring the constructive technique of guerrilla industry…. It may yet rank as one of the great human adventures of our time.”


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