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Peeking in Beijing

April 17th 2011
In a "family" teeming with women, there's bound to be one bossy, domineering brother. In a land where a male heir is cherished, it's only fitting that Beijing assume such a role. The political centre of this vast country with a population of 22 million, Beijing is not the oldest city (which I remember lovingly referring to as "Peking" as a child) but it is certainly rich in cultural treasures fro ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Tian'anmen

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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