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Women in China
Gender equality in China has been a long time coming. Traditions dating back thounsands of years are hard to shift. There has yet to be a woman appointed to the top rung of government committee. Change really only started to come after the foundation of the Peoples Republic in 1949. Our page on attitudes to women covers the few Imperial women leaders, marriage and concubines as well as foot binding. Read More
The Manchu rulers of China during the Qing dynasty were not content with just the Summer Palace and Forbidden City in the capital Beijing they also built an even larger extensive pleasure park at Chengde 150 miles to the north-east. Here they could escape the summer heat and practise horsemanship out in the hills and mountains. The resort was dotted with impressive replicas of buildings elsewhere in China including the Potala Palace, Lhasa. Read More
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