In 1946, in Manzhouli railway station in Inner Mongolia, on the route to Harbin, were abandoned a number of old locomotives. Workers, to overcome difficulties, carefully repaired some of them.To commemorate the event, on October 30, 1946, the locomotives...
The five- thousand-year Chinese culture, over the centuries has produced hundreds of legends about monsters, ghosts, demons and spirits. Many of these demons and ghosts influenced Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore folklore. Let's see below some of the main...
Defend the territorial waters was the priority of the People's Liberation Army troops.Following a series of images depicting rare moments of Chinese navy drills during the Cultural Revolution.Related41 propaganda posters for Chinese children 14 Cultural Revolution Propaganda Postcards Cool Sino Soviet...
In ancient China, chastity was considered a very important virtue. Victim's suffering and humiliation were important aspects of the Chinese tortures.Chinese ancient society was based on a patriarchal model and men could have three or four concubines; wives had...
Cannibalism in China: During the disastrous country renovation of the Great Leap Forward, China experienced one of its darkest periods, called the Three Years of Great Chinese Famine.The number of casualties caused by widespread famine and policies of...
Henan Province was hit by a terrible famine between the summer of 1942 and the spring of 1943 that led to the death of 3 million people (other sources report 1 million deaths).Another three million people then had to...
Foot binding, 缠足, is the antique custom of traditional Chinese society of binding the feet of girls painfully tight to prevent further growth (lotus feet)." The practice likely originated among court dancers in the early Song dynasty, but spread...
How to create a Eunuch: A eunuch in ancient China was a man castrated, typically early enough in his childhood to have major hormonal consequences in order to make him reliable servant of a royal court where physical access...
Chinese brothels: From time to time in major Chinese sites are posted pictures of police raids on brothels.Photos of arrested people, taken by photographers who accompany police during operations, are published as a warning. A modern form of medieval...
The ancient practice of magic in China: venom-based poison.Related: Demons, Monsters and Ghosts of the Chinese Folklore The Magic of Gu or Jincan In Chinese folklore, especially in the South, was developed a whole literature on the magic to harm, sicken...
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