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65 rare images of old China by Maurice-Louis Branger

Maurice-Louis Branger was a French photographer born in Fontainebleau in 1874. He began to work as a photographer beginning in 1895. Around 1905 Branger created … Read more

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14 Flags of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau

The national flag of China was designed by Zeng Liansong in 1949. He was working in Shanghai at the time the announcement came out; he … Read more

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The great Chinese reform of prostitution in 20th century: 33 amazing pictures

In 1949, just after the civil war, Mao embarked upon a series of campaigns that eradicated prostitution from mainland China. Mao claimed:”we need to clean … Read more