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thesmithian:


the Chinese presence in Cuba began in the 19th century, when ‘recruiters’ went to cities like Hong Kong…coercing men to sign contracts to work for minimal wages in exchange for eventual freedom. They functioned as a sort of supplement to slave labor, augmenting the African slave population that already existed in the country.

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thesmithian:

the Chinese presence in Cuba began in the 19th century, when ‘recruiters’ went to cities like Hong Kong…coercing men to sign contracts to work for minimal wages in exchange for eventual freedom. They functioned as a sort of supplement to slave labor, augmenting the African slave population that already existed in the country.

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Google Doodle - Mid Autumn Festival 2014
Japan,China,Vietnam and Korea

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indypendent-thinking:

1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should)

indypendent-thinking:

1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should)

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poppoppopblowblowbubblegum:

superb glass slides of early 20th century china

1. a kite shop

2. kindergarten students

3. a nursery for abandoned children

4. a man rides a camel

5. a confucian altar

6. a man takes a stroll with a baby

7. a donkey pumps water

8. a pagoda in chongqing

9. drying tobacco

10. weighing salt

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beemill:

trotskay:

went to an American restaurant today!!!! ‘ello mate!!!!!! put forks in my hair to show my love for these Westerners’ food!!! Haha!!!!! Ha!!!! Ha!!! Ha!!! Ha  !

lol, yeah i always wondered about that, why americans put chopsticks in their hair.

http://www.wikihow.com/Put-Your-Hair-up-With-Chopsticks

oh, it’s considered popular and sassy style.

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rubato:

wednypls:

You guys, there’s a $5000 Susan Sontag prize for literary translation from Mandarin to English. I know some of you could rock it (please do so white assholes like my ex don’t win) http://susansontag.com/prize/index.shtml

Tagging Nora bc I’m sure you’d be a awesome!!

It’s open to anyone of any education level under 30 pls consider giving it a shot

!!! I don’t think I could do it because I’m slow as fuck and don’t have any projects in mind, but someone else might be able to! SECONDING THE CALL FOR NORA

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ninhaochina:

The town of Pengdian in Henan province has an average annual output of 27,000 tons of lotus root. They hold a competition every year to see who can dig up the biggest (heaviest?) root. A 2.18 meter, 13 kilogram root was crowned the winner - named “King of the Lotus Root” - and was auctioned off for 888 yuan. Pictures from the China Daily

shitteo:

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cultureincart:

Qingming Festival custom in East China

Making steamed bread in the shape of swallow before Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, which falls on April 5 this year to honor ancestors, is a custom in East China’s Shandong Province. [Photo/Xinhua]

Find more interesting China culture and folk art at CultureInCart.com

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landofthelosers:

cannot see the haters

landofthelosers:

cannot see the haters

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