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The Great Wall: Symbol of peace, strength
The Great Wall: Symbol of peace, strength

A section of the Great Wall located at Jinshanling, about 140 km northeast of Beijing, is the best preserved part and was built in…

Elders receive blessing on Chong Yang Festival
Elders receive blessing on Chong Yang Festival

Details of “Hiking on the day of Chong Yang” by Zhang Daqian (1899–1983) Chong Yang Festival, or Double Ninth…

Exploring the culture and history of Jinling
Exploring the culture and history of Jinling

Details of a Ming painting named “Thriving Southern Capital,” depicting the prosperity of Nanjing in the late Ming Dyna…

The allure of old Shanghai
The allure of old Shanghai

Yue fen pai, a type of calendar poster prevalent in old Shanghai. Photo: NIPIC The 1842 Treaty of Nanjing contributed to jump-st…

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