Alice Du Liangliang is the Deputy Director of the Shekou Museum of Reform and Opening Up. Her research focuses on the role of Shekou, China Merchants, and international logistics in the reinvention of the South China Sea. She is especially interested in how larger historical processes inform and are informed by the everyday lives of ordinary people.
The area that is today known as the Pearl River Delta in fact comprises two deltas, which were historically referred to as the Pearl River and the Lingding Sea. The Pearl River is formed by the confluence of three rivers, the West, North, and East. It runs through the city of Guangzhou and discharges at […]