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

Qing Dynasty photos and articles: The Jesuits at the Chinese Imperial Court , The Art of Giuseppe Castiglione at the Chinese Imperial Court , 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 , Facts, History & Combatants of the Boxer Rebellion , the history of Chinese prostitution , The first photographs of Hong Kong , the Second Opium War, and Beijing, Felice Beato (1860) , Capturing China in Nineteenth-century: the Photography of Isabella L. Bird , Chinese opium-smockers paintings of the Ming and Qing DynastiesHistory of Chinese Diaspora in America, The Taiping Rebellion: facts, causes and effects.

Chinese Folklore: Chinese hell images and description , Chinese spirits and demons , Black magic in China , Tibetan sky burial picturesTraditional Paintings of Chinese DragonsPaintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore.

1890-1934: Xinhai revolution (1911 revolution of China) pictures65 rare images of old China by Maurice-Louis BrangerChinese during World War I in France The curious case of mr Alfred Raquez, a Parisian fugitive on the run in the Far East , Amazing Japanese war prints of the Sino-Japanese warhistory of the Shanghai’s Triad , The Triad in China and Hong Kong .

Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II: 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: the Chinese Civil War (1946-1949) from the perspective of the Nationalist KuomintangSino-Soviet images , Propaganda during Cultural Revolution , Propaganda for Chinese children during Cultural RevolutionThe beginning of the Cultural Revolution , the trains of MaoCultural revolution memorabilia , the Great Tangshan earthquake , the ‘Ping Pong Diplomacy’ .

After 1978: 30 beautiful pictures of a traditional Chinese saunaPictures of the war of China against Vietnam , 40 years of history of China , China in the ’80s , Chinese Space Program photostoryThe colors of China: 30 years of China’s history in pictures , 14 Flags of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Culture: How Much Do You Know About China & Chinese Culture? (quiz) , Chinese numbers: Symbols and Counting with Images , Chinese Native Plants that changed Western food culture and habits , American native plants that changed Chinese food culture and habits

Ethnic minorities: The Ahxia walking marriage of the Mosuo People , The history of Yunnan , Old pictures of Taiwanese Indigenous Peoples  and Taiwan aborigines headhunting (1981-1944), South of Clouds (documentary about ethnic minorities in Yunnan province), the Ancient Earthen Castles in Tulou, Fujian,

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Sanya slum
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The demolition of the largest slum in Sanya, the desolation of the people

In Sanya, began the demolition of Phoenix Village (Fenghuang Town), a large slum on the outskirts of Sanya, in the tropical island of Hainan, leaving many villagers homeless.

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Cultural Revolution propaganda images
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Fitness during Cultural Revolution

30 Rare color and black and white images describe a different aspect of everyday life during Cultural Revolution: the sporting life of the young and less young Chinese people.

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old images of Taiwan under Japanese rule
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67 old images of Taiwan under Japanese rule

Old images of Taiwan: Between 1895 and 1945 Taiwan was a colony of the Empire of Japan. A series of beautiful old postcards of Taiwan pre-1945.

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battle for Shanghai
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40 rare pictures of the Battle for Shanghai

The Battle of Shanghai, “Aka Battle”  of Songhu was one of the bloodiest battles of the entire war.

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Historical pictures of Chongqing
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33 Historical pictures of Chongqing, the capital of China

Historical pictures of Chongqing – In 1937, Japan invaded China and conquered much of the coastal region.

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Images of Imperial China
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Once upon a time in China: Photos taken by tourist during the Qing dynasty

Images of Imperial China: In 1850, China’s Qing Dynasty Xianfeng Emperor (Xianfeng: “Universal Prosperity”, 1831-1861) was having hard times.

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30 years of Bikes in China
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30 years of Bikes in China – 15+ images

30 years of Bikes in China – Once China was renowned as “The Kingdom of bikes”. Things have changed nowadays. The streams of rickety bikes … Read more