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Chinese-People-In-The-1980s
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32 precious old photographs depict the real life of the Chinese people in the 1980s

Chinese People In The 1980s: An album of selected images depicts a vision of China in the 1980s, very different from today. China was more … Read more

1931-yangtze-river-flood
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15 rare historical photographs of the 1931 China floods

1931 Yangtze river flood From the end of the 20s, China was afflicted by a long drought. Abnormal weather over central China began in the … Read more

unit 731 images
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Rare images of the infamous Japanese experiment unit 731 in China – Second Part – Graphic content

Unit 731 (731部隊) led by Japanese microbiologist Shiro Ishii, was a covert biological warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook … Read more

Suppuku
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Japanese officer performing seppuku during World War II

After the defeat of the Second World War II, many Japanese officers performed the ritual suicide by disembowelment, called in Japanese Suppuku (stomach-cutting). They chose … Read more

Found films in China
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Lost & Found: forgotten memories – Found films in China

Found films in China – What happens if some old films are found in the debris of a city? In this period Kunming, the capital … Read more

images of Old Tibet
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40 rare images of Old Tibet

Images of Old Tibet: These photos were taken by U.S. military personnel during the period 1942-1943. American soldiers arrived in Tibet from India to support … Read more

Huashan Mountain's Last Taoist Immortality seekers depicted by foreign journalists in 1935
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Huashan Mountain’s Last Taoist Immortality seekers depicted by foreign journalists in 1935

Huashan Mountain, located in Shaanxi Province, about 110 kilometers east of the city of Xi’an, is one of China’s Five Sacred Taoist Mountains and has … Read more

Photographic history of Qigong and alternative medicine in China
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A Photographic History of Qigong and Alternative Medicine in China

History of Qigong – There are hundreds of types of Qigong: some only need meditation and others require body movement to music. They are popular … Read more

rare pictures of Boxer prisoners during late Qing Dynasty
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20 rare pictures of Boxer prisoners during the late Qing Dynasty

Pictures of the boxer rebellion: in the late Qing Dynasty (1899-1902), China was plagued by a xenophobic conflict that bloodied the country for three years. … Read more