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Articles with keyword "China"

This woodblock print by Yoshu Shuen depicts a reception given by the Meiji Emper

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The Odyssey of Ulysses S. Grant

After winning the Civil War and living in the White House, he decided to see the world.

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Taoism

The Chinese "Old Master" Laozi authored a book that would transform Chinese culture.

Chinese commemorative stamp for Go.

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Go Figure

In talking about their national game, Chinese reveal world views, personal philosophies, and notions of other lands and peoples.

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Breaching the Great Wall

The Manchu came as allies but stayed to rule China.

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A Silken Path to Trade

Six thousand years of art goes on display at the new Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

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Bridging Two Worlds

Writer Bette Bao Lord speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about blending Chinese and American culture in her life.

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Gilded Splendor: A Nomadic Tribe Creates a Dynasty

The Liao came from the steppes of Mongolia to erect a capital city that becomes Beijing.

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Recluse At Court

From a chapter on art in the Yuan Dynasty, written by James Cahill in the NEH-supported 1997 reference work Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting (Yale University Press).

Portrait of Emperor Kangxi in Court Dress

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Imperial Scrolls of China

Monumental paintings from the Qing dynasty document the power of its emperors.

Image of edition of <em> Stèles</em>, first published in 1914.

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The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.