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china 2010 By mar gonzalez franco
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In the spring semester of 2010 I lived in China. This book is a collection of images and places from my trips: SHANXI: Yúngāng Shíkū, Datong, Xuánkong Sì, Chang... More > Family Mansion, Píngyáo BEIJING: Modern Beijing, Summer Palace Yíhé Yuán, Lama Temple Yonghegong, Houhai Hutong Area, Forbidden City Gugong, Temple of Heaven Tiāntán, Great Wall of China , Mutianyu & Shuiguan ZHEJIANG: West Lake Xi Hu, Hangzhou, Lingyin Temple, Longjing, Xitang SHAANXI: Xi'an TIBET: Lasha, Potala Palace, Sera & Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Namtso Lake YUNNAN: Lijiang, Suhe, Baisha, Shilin Stone Forest, Yuantong Temple, Kunming GUANGXI: Tiantou Longji Rize Terraces, Li River, Yangshuo, Guangxi< Less
云南故事 By Xinyang Fan
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彩云之南 By Xinyang Fan
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Living in Shangrila: Tibetans and Mosuo in Northwest Yunnnan By Jim Goodman
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iWhen Diqing Prefecture, opened its doors to foreign visitors in 1992, tourist agencies and government officials promoted Zhongdian County as the Shangrila of James Hilton’s novel Lost Horizon.... More > In 2001 the city officially changed its name to Shangrila. On a high plateau of over 3200 meters, surrounded by snow covered mountain peaks, inhabited mainly by relatively prosperous, friendly and contented Tibetans, with beautiful monasteries, lakes, forests and summer flowers, the county’s scenery and lifestyle certainly bore a strong resemblance to that in the novel. Living in Shangrila describes the life and environment of the Tibetan people throughout Diqing Prefecture. It also examines their neighbors the Mosuo, a branch of the Naxi nationality, who adopted Tibetan Buddhism as their religion, but are still mainly a matrilineal society, unique to Yunnan, living around Lugu Lake, the most picturesque body of water in the province. The book includes over 200 photographs.< Less
Someone to Be with Roxie: The Life Story of Grace Reed Liddell Cox Missionary in China 1934-1944 By Miriam G. Moran
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From a box of old letters and memorabilia, Miriam Moran constructs the remarkable life of her mother, an American missionary in war-torn China who died before her children could remember her. Grace... More > Liddell Cox was a strong-minded farm girl from Iowa who early dedicated herself to the spread of the gospel in China. A civil war was underway when she arrived, and war with Japan was brewing. Yet, with a steady trust in her heavenly Father, she made the long journey to her post in Yunnan province, crisscrossing the country again in her faithful service with the China Inland Mission. Her letters home detail her experiences with the people she came to love, her interactions with fellow missionaries, her own marriage and children, her harrowing escape from the Japanese army, and her undiminished confidence in God in each new circumstance. Someone to Be with Roxie shares the fascinating life story of a young missionary who gave her life to God for service in China, and found him entirely worthy of her trust.< Less
Someone to Be With Roxie: The Life Story of Grace Reed Liddell Cox Missionary In China 1934-1944 By Miriam G. Moran
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From a box of old letters and memorabilia, Miriam Moran constructs the remarkable life of her mother, an American missionary in war-torn China who died before her children could remember her. Grace... More > Liddell Cox was a strong-minded farm girl from Iowa who early dedicated herself to the spread of the gospel in China. A civil war was underway when she arrived, and war with Japan was brewing. Yet, with a steady trust in her heavenly Father, she made the long journey to her post in Yunnan province, crisscrossing the country again in her faithful service with the China Inland Mission. Her letters home detail her experiences with the people she came to love, her interactions with fellow missionaries, her own marriage and children, her harrowing escape from the Japanese army, and her undiminished confidence in God in each new circumstance. Someone to Be with Roxie shares the fascinating life story of a young missionary who gave her life to God for service in China, and found him entirely worthy of her trust.< Less
Someone to Be with Roxie: The Life Story of Grace Reed Liddell Cox Missionary in China 1934-1944 By Miriam G. Moran
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From a box of old letters and memorabilia, Miriam Moran constructs the remarkable life of her mother, an American missionary in war-torn China who died before her children could remember her. Grace... More > Liddell Cox was a strong-minded farm girl from Iowa who early dedicated herself to the spread of the gospel in China. A civil war was underway when she arrived, and war with Japan was brewing. Yet, with a steady trust in her heavenly Father, she made the long journey to her post in Yunnan province, crisscrossing the country again in her faithful service with the China Inland Mission. Her letters home detail her experiences with the people she came to love, her interactions with fellow missionaries, her own marriage and children, her harrowing escape from the Japanese army, and her undiminished confidence in God in each new circumstance. Someone to Be with Roxie shares the fascinating life story of a young missionary who gave her life to God for service in China, and found him entirely worthy of her trust.< Less
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less... More > familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush tea gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and – beyond – the torrid plains of northern India. The latter is also sometimes called the ‘Southern Silk Road’, though this is a misnomer, as silk seems never to have played a very important part in the traffic that traveled along it. Follow the jingling mule trains carrying tea across the centuries from China to Tibet. 35 historic images, 10 contemporary images, 1 map< Less
A Wayfarer In China By Dominque Vandergriff
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think best. But the proposed construction by the Chinese Government of a railway connecting Yunnan-fu and the West River valley would cut the ground out from under their feet. For the moment, the... More > Revolution has stopped the enterprise, but it is certain to be taken up again, as there are no insuperable engineering obstacles in the way, and every economic and political reason for giving Yunnan an outlet to the sea through Chinese< Less
100 days on a bicycle By Daniel Herstedt
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On top of his career Daniel Herstedt finds himself locked into the routines of everyday life. Instead of accepting his fate he gives up his job and the comfort of home, and sets out on a... More > long-distance bicycle journey. As an all-out rookie he not only commits to the challenge, but seeks to accomplish the endeavour in exactly 100 days. The result is an action-packed adventure through remote villages, chaotic city traffic, along rivers and an open vast ocean in Vietnam, up sheer and rugged roads to 3000-meter mountaintops and downhill to valleys of lush, emerald-colored rice fields in China – over stunning scenery and bracing, foreign landscapes, which may cause you to contemplate your own unrivaled getaway.< Less

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