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A Visit to Nanjing Posted by on Dec 14, 2016

Those interested in diving into the long history and vibrant culture of China should definitely consider visiting all of the Four Great Ancient Capitals (四大古都 – sì dà gǔ dū). We’ve already explored Beijing, Luoyang, and Xi’an, so now we’re headed to the last ancient city on our list – Nanjing (南京 – nán jīng). Background Just…

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Better Know a Province – Jiangsu Posted by on Dec 7, 2016

Our long and winding journey around China continues as we explore the coastal province of Jiangsu (江苏 – jiāng sū). Read on to learn about the province’s fascinating history, its famed cuisine, and some of its most famous places. History What is now Jiangsu was once part of the ancient state of Wu (吳). In…

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History of the PRC – Part Fourteen Posted by on Mar 2, 2011

With the New Year festivities behind us, it’s time to dive back into our history lesson on the tumultuous period between China’s last Emperor and the founding of the modern day People’s Republic of China. When we last left off in Part Thirteen, Chiang Kai-shek and his army had just suffered a crushing defeat at…

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