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Muckrake and Manchu: The Image of China in the American Press, 1900-1912

Jerry Israel

Abstract


Israel looks at the popular image of China at the beginning of the twentieth century through the eyes of popular American magazines. What emerges is a "China Muckraking" style of journalism in such magazines as "Independent, Success," "The Nation," "McClure's", "Collier's" and others. Israel finds the periodical clipping files in the William Elliot Griffis collection especially usefuly in pursuring this research.

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