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Many children of Jewish refugees were born in China. All of these children knew how to speak German and English, but few learned Chinese. (Arthur Rothstein)
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The Photographic Work of Arthur Rothstein in China: Signal Corps, the Great Famine, the Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

Arthur Rothstein (July 17, 1915 – November 11, 1985) was an American prominent photojournalist. The topics of Arthur Rothstein ranged from social issues, daily life, … Read more

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20 images of Heqing of the Bai people of Yunnan

Not too far from Dali, lies Heqing, a beautiful and almost preserved example of the Bai people architecture.

Bai people are one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by China.

Bai people literarily mean ‘white people’ in Chinese, since they hold the white color in high esteem.

They are jealous of their heritage, their language, and customs.

Dali is the ancient capital of both the Bai kingdom Nanzhao, in Yunnan province, which flourished in the area during the 8th and 9th centuries, and the Kingdom of Dali, which reigned from 937–1253.

Heqing is a county in the Dali prefecture.

Related articles: Guide to Yunnan, The ancient town of Dali, Sound of Dali by Zhang Yang, South of Clouds, a documentary about ethnic minorities in Yunnan, Taiji Fishing Village: a village shaped like the Yin Yang symbol

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Photos: Matteo Damiani, www.china-underground.com

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Customs & Traditions of the 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 Yis … Read more