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Old December 23rd, 2010, 09:02 PM   #1
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I'm surprised not to see any coverage on these events. The Rape of Nanking is one of the absolute best books i have ever held. Disgusting in most of its pages.
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I'm surprised not to see any coverage on these events. The Rape of Nanking is one of the absolute best books i have ever held. Disgusting in most of its pages.
The author, Iris Chang, killed herself because of depression, probably from her researches on the atrocities.

Why don't you share some of the things from the book?
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Her depression may have stemmed from criticism by some scholars of her work as containing factual errors, plagurized passages, and inaccuracies regarding some of the disturbing images included in the book.
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What are those factual errors, plagiarisms, and inaccuracies that you spoke of?

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I don't see you having any depression.

It is certainly sad that a person took her own life in such a manner, but why would that cause me to have depression?
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http://www.wordiq.com/definition/The..._Nanking_(book)
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I was teasing you...
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I was teasing you...

Yet another thing to sail right over my head...
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Thank you for the link, but it sort of left me wanting.
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I apologize. Will that do?
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