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Exploitation and oppression is not a matter of race. It is the system, the apparatus of world-wide brigandage called imperialism, which made the Powers behave the way they did. I have no illusions on this score, nor do I believe that any Asian nation or African nation, in the same state of dominance, and with the same system of colonial profit-amassing and plunder, would have behaved otherwise.

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Han Suyin (born on September 12, 1917 - ), is the pen name of Elisabeth Comber, born Rosalie Elisabeth Kuanghu Chow. She is a Chinese-born author of several books on modern China, novels set in East Asia, and autobiographical works, as well as a physician.

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