China History Images

China History Images

Chinese history images, old photos of China, articles about Chinese history.

Qing Dynasty photos: The best old photos of China , amazing old maps of China, eunuchs of Imperial China , the dramatic Henan famine in 1942 , Lost City Shicheng found underwater ,  episodes of cannibalism in China during the famine , lotus feet , torture in ancient China , old pictures of Tibet , boxers during late Qing dynasty , the history of Chinese prostitution , Chinese opium-smockers. Chinese Folklore: Chinese hell images and description , Chinese spirits and demons , Black magic in China , Tibetan sky burial pictures . Sino-Japanese War: Unit 731 part 1 and 2 , Japanese officer committing seppuku , Liberation of Shanghai (1949) , The Chinese Flying Tigers & The American Flying Tigers. Mao Era pictures: Sino-Soviet images , Propaganda during Cultural Revolution , Propaganda for Chinese children during Cultural RevolutionThe beginning of the Cultural Revolution , the trains of Mao. After 1978: 30 beautiful pictures of a traditional Chinese saunaPictures of the war of China against Vietnam. Topics: photos of ancient china, historical photographs archive,oldest photos of china, history of photography in china, ancient china photos

Sino Soviet Propaganda: During the fifties, sino-soviet relations were essentially benign, even if the  ideological roots of the Sino-Soviet split originated in the 1940s and started just after the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Alliance (1950). By 1961, the...
The ancient practice of magic in China: venom-based poison. Related: Demons, Monsters and Ghosts of the Chinese Folklore , Amazing Paintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore, Hungry Ghost Festival images, Traditional Paintings of Chinese Dragons and other legendary creatures The Magic...
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...
Chinese Communist locomotives - 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...
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...
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...
Cultural Revolution Propaganda Images - 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. Related 41 propaganda posters...
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...
In 1949, just after the civil war, Mao embarked upon a series of campaigns that eradicated prostitution from mainland China. Mao claimed:”we need to clean the house!” Within few years, the new regime purged prostitutes around the country. Some of...
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