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Asia Pacific In Taiwan, protests over history texbooks are about the future

Youth-led protests about a revision to history textbooks that adds more China-friendly language is ultimately about youthful unease over closer ties to the mainland - and the rule of the KMT.

Pichi Chuang/Reuters

Emotional protests in Taiwan over new history textbooks that students claim will “brainwash” them with “China-centric” views are actually more about the future than the past, analysts say.

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