The 2008 Olympics
A roundup of Slate's coverage of China and the Beijing Games.
"Let the God Games Begin: How missionaries' attempts to evangelize at the Olympics were foiled," by Adam Minter. Posted Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008.
"Magnum Photos: China's secret plot to look good in photographs." Posted Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008.
"Ready, Get Self, Go!: China's younger generation discovers the identity crisis," by Ann Hulbert. Posted Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
"Beyond Wontons: A new cookbook showcases recipes from China's ethnic minorities," by Nicholas Day. Posted Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008
"">What's Up With Chinese Menus?: The stories behind 'chicken without sexual life' and 'bean curd made by a pockmarked woman,' " by Brian Palmer. Posted Monday, June 23, 2008.
"China's SAT: If the SAT lasted two days, covered everything you'd ever studied, and decided your future," by Manuela Zoninsein. Posted Wednesday, June 4, 2008.
"Seven Mysteries of China: Is porcelain addictive?" by Christopher Benfey. Posted Wednesday, April 2, 2008.
"A Flipbook on China: A Magnum photo essay." Posted Friday, March 7, 2008.
"How the Grinch Stole Chinese New Year: The government has banned many of the traditions associated with Chinese New Year—but the holiday may be staging a comeback," by April Rabkin. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008.
"A Political Scientist in China: How China is like a bicycle," by Ian Bremmer. Posted Friday, Oct. 5, 2007.
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