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25 Western Depictions of Crime and Punishment during the Qing Dynasty

This collection of 51 images on crime and punishment in late Imperial China has gleaned from the 19th century Westerners’ China travelogues at the George … Read more

Chinese tortures
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26 images of Torture punishments inflicted on adulteresses in ancient China

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 … Read more