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Paradox of filial piety during May Fourth Movement
Paradox of filial piety during May Fourth Movement

This detail of “The Spinning Wheel” by Wang Juzheng from the Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127) depicts a poor woma…

Yue-Gan Ancient Road: A journey into Hakka history
Yue-Gan Ancient Road: A journey into Hakka history

Meiguan, or the Mei Pass, has been a strategic site situated between Guangdong and Jiangxi provinces since the Qin Dynasty. It r…

Antique beauty of Chinese color prints
Antique beauty of Chinese color prints

These pieces of jian paper are collected in the Beiping Jianpu, or Chinese Color Prints of Today. The first (top-left) is designed …

Balance is key in traditional Chinese medicine
Balance is key in traditional Chinese medicine

An employee of a traditional Chinese medicine drugstore is weighing medical herbs that are stored in a set of baizi gui (Chinese me…

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