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South of Clouds, documentary on Chinese Ethnic Minorities in Yunnan Province

South of Clouds (A Sud Delle Nuvole) is a documentary on the ethnic minorities of Yunnan, filmed and edited in 2002 by Dominique Musorrafiti...

Interview with Clare Kane, author of Dragons in Shallow Waters, the story of a young English woman during the anti-foreign Boxer Rebellion

Amidst the violence of the anti-foreign Boxer Rebellion, Nina Ward, a young China-born Englishwoman finds herself under siege alongside the city’s overseas population. Amazon China-underground: Who...

85 images of the Ancient Earthen Castles in Tulou, Fujian

Not far from Xiamen, about four hours by bus, surrounded by Southern Fujian hills, Yongding county hosts many Hakka roundhouses. Tulou and nearby area are...

The first photographs of Hong Kong, the Second Opium War, and Beijing, Felice Beato in 1860

Felice Beato (born in Venice in 1832 and died in Florence in 1909) was an Italian-British photographer among the first to take photographs in...

30+ illustrations of “An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham”

"An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham" is a book written by the Dutch explorer and...

The Murder of Pamela Werner: Interview with Graeme Sheppard

A Death in Peking investigates the cold case of the brutal murder of Pamela Werner in 1937 using primary source material un-examined. Born and raised...

Yunnan’s Greatest Explorers

Yunnan has always been a land capable of evoking suggestive visions and attracting great explorers. MARCO POLO During his adventurous trips to China, Marco Polo, in...

Facts, History & Combatants of the Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Uprising (拳亂), Yihetuan Movement (義和團運動), "The Righteous and Harmonious Fists". 1899 - 1901.To fully understand the rancorous feelings of boxers towards foreigners,...

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