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Workers wait to release balloons
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Ice version of the terra cotta army, carved for the Harbin Ice Festival, 2009. Credit: ulrichsson.
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Figurines from the Tang Dynasty of China, probably intended for a tomb.
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Three thousand-year-old bronze statue from a previously unknown Chinese culture, discovered in 1986 at Sanxingdui in the province of Sichuan (Szechuan). This photo is by David Schroeter, part of a set taken in the new Sanxingdui museum. This is one of the best and most complete tours of the Sanxingdui discoveries available online, showing items like [...]
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A journalist weaves together stories of archaeological discoveries, the Cultural Revolution, and the changing economic and social landscape of 21st-century China.
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A “peasant painting” from Fengjing, a suburb of Shanghai. These developed out of regional folk art and craft tradtions, but have become a local industry in recent decades. Source: Boxing Dragons.
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Like Julia Child, Tropp’s recipes are overlong and over-precise — but they are great starting points, and her repetoire of standard ingredients has inspired my own.
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