Chinese school book’s omission of farmers’ revolt provokes debate

//Chinese school book’s omission of farmers’ revolt provokes debate

Chinese school book’s omission of farmers’ revolt provokes debate

A classical text about a famous farmers’ uprising during the Qin dynasty over 2,200 years ago has been removed from Chinese secondary school textbooks, prompting online speculation about the reason and a response from the publishing house.The removed passage, titled Chenshe Shijia, is a biography of Chen Sheng and Wu Guang, famous figures in the first documented uprising of Chinese farmers, in 209BC.It explains in depth the reasons for the revolt, including the tyrannical rule of the Qin empire…

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