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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.During the three-month battle, Chinese and Japanese...

40 Shanghai historical pictures

Some nice views of Shanghai in 1948.Shanghai historical pictures on the eve of the Communist liberation. The images show billboards and advertising of cosmetic...

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.By the end of 1937, Shanghai and the...

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.In 1851 Taiping Rebellion exploded and...

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...

Anti-Secession Law

(Adopted at the Third Session of the Tenth National People's Congress on March 14, 2005)Article 1 This Law is formulated, in accordance with the...

Islam in China

In the popular imagination China has often been regarded as an ethnically, socially and politically homogenous society, an idea that the government in Beijing...

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