The world of Shanghai courtesans

The world of Shanghai courtesans

The world of Shanghai courtesans The world of Shanghai courtesans The Sing-song girls of Shanghai. A novel by Han Bangqing. The action of this novel takes place, as its title indicates, in the world of the singing girls of Shanghai, of which it is also a description....
Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose

Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose

Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose In short, a film to watch and enjoy. An original plot, very well handled, moves the protagonists through degraded urban environments, in which the mastery of the artistic team manages to endow...
The Grand Canal of China

The Grand Canal of China

The Grand Canal of China The Grand Canal of China The Grand Canal was first built during the Sui Dynasty (581-618). Its original design resembled a «Y» whose leg would point west, as it connected the rich lands of the Yangtze River delta with the capital Luoyang on...
Basic Geography of China

Basic Geography of China

Basic Geography of China Basic Geography of China The People’s Republic of China, with an area of more than 9,600,000 km2 is the third largest country on our planet, after Russia and Canada. The name China derives from the name given to it by its neighbors,...
The religions of China

The religions of China

The religions of China The religions of China Every people has the religion they inherit from their ancestors. This widely spread aphorism is truer in China than in other countries. Scholars say that the primitive religion of the Chinese, as of the peoples who lived...
Notes on the Chinese theater

Notes on the Chinese theater

Notes on the Chinese theater Notes on the Chinese theater The Chinese were extremely fond of theatrical performances. According to their traditions these originated in the time of Emperor Ming Huang of the Tang dynasty, later revered as the patron saint of actors,...

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