Compare and contrast the American and Chinese narratives of human rights
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Compare and Contrast the American and Chinese Narratives of Human Rights
The concept of human rights was formulated in the west, but up until the 1980s, the Chinese people had not taken it up. The Chinese intellectuals found the concept appealing, for the similar reasons that the West adopted it. However, the historical context of China caused the development of perceptual differences and variations. During the 19th and the 20th Centuries, the western nations’ history was marked by their global expansion, whereas the experience of China was one of embarrassing trounce in the Anglo-Chinese Wars in 1839-1846 (Richard, 1997).