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100 million-year-old spider with tail found in amber

Two teams of Chinese scientists have begun study of a species of spider with a long tail, which is found in amber at least...

Customs of Yi people

There are about 4,705,700 Yi people in Yunnan. Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture and Honghe Hani Autonomous Prefecture are places most compactly inhabited by the...

American War Posters: United China Relief

United China Relief was founded in 1941 in New York City for the purpose of raising funds to aid the Chinese people during times...

The Jesuits at the Chinese Imperial Court

The jesuits in China - A Franciscan mission settled in China in the thirteenth century, during the Mongolian Yuan dynasty. When that dynasty was overthrown...

China’s landmine village

Bali Village (八里), in Malipo County (麻栗坡县), Yunnan, was an important battlefield during the China-Vietnam war of 1978. In that year, Chinese planted near 1...

The Amazing Art of Giuseppe Castiglione at the Chinese Imperial Court

Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世宁; Lángshìníng) (19 July 1688 – 17 July 1766), was an Italian Jesuit missionary and an artist at the imperial court of three...

20 fascinating paintings of Song Dynasty painter Ma Yuan

Ma Yuan (馬遠; Mǎ Yuǎn; c. 1160–65 – 1225) was an influential Chinese landscape painter of the Song dynasty. His works, together with that of...

The last China Steam locomotive

Steam locomotive was central to the Industrial Revolution. For the first time in history, goods were transported by something other than the muscle of man...

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