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Images from China

Financial District, Shanghai, China, 2009

Financial District, Shanghai, China, 2009

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Shanghai, China

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels are two of the fathers of communist theory. This statue of the two men is located in a park in Shanghai, China. The picture was taken in 2009.

Starbucks Coffee in Shanghai, China

This picture indicates the penetration into China of one Western institution, Starbucks Coffee. The picture was taken in Cheng Huang Mia, Shanghai, China in 2006 by Jonathan Hanson.

Wedding Picture Session, China 2007

Wedding Picture Session. This wedding photograph session occurred in urban China in 2007.

Wedding Picture (red dress) China 2007

Wedding Picture (red dress) China 2007. This wedding photograph was displayed at the entrance of a wedding in urban China in 2007.

The Great Wall, Northern China, 2009

The Great Wall is located in northern China and was built and rebuilt by the Chinese from approximately the fifth century BCE to approximately 1600 CE to defend the northern borders of China from invaders. This picture was taken in 2009.

Wedding Picture (white dress) China 2007

Wedding Picture (white dress) China 2007. This wedding photograph was displayed at the entrance of a wedding in urban China in 2007.

Ruins of Western Palaces at Yuanmingyuan, Beijing, China 2007

During the 18th century the Chinese government constructed a series of over ten western style palaces and yards within the large complex of Yuanmingyuan in Beijing. This area was designed by F. Giuseppe Castiglione, an Italian missionary, and P. Michael Benoist from France and constructed by Chinese artisans under their supervision. The Yuanmingyuan complex was destroyed by Anglo-French forces in 1860.

Praying in Tianjin, China

A man is deep in prayer at a local Buddhist Monastery in Tianjin, China (picture by Ari Sznajder, 2006)

Chairman Mao, Tiananman Gate, Beijing, China 2007

Tiananman Gate is located next to Tiananman Square in the center of Beijing, China. From this gate Chairman Mao declared victory in the Chinese Revolution in 1949.

Survey Interview in China

A 2006 interview in a village shop in Hebei Province, China for a project studying microfinance (picture by David Cheng Chang).

Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Temple of Heaven,  Beijing, China 2007

Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China. The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest is located within the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China. The Temple of Heaven was originally built in the 15th century. The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest is where the Chinese emperors would pray for good harvests in the country. 2000.

Urban Renewal in Shanghai, China

Shanghai, in its continuing effort to beautify the city, is ridding itself of certain areas. This area is slated to be a new condo development and a community football field (picture by Huong Trieu, 2006).

Old Shops and New Skyscrapers in Shanghai, China

In many of China’s larger cities, older neighborhoods are being cleared to make way for high-rise buildings. This area is in Shanghai (picture by David Porter).

banner for the Eighth Annual Global Development Conference sponsored by the Global Development Network

This is a picture of the banner for the Eighth Annual Global Development Conference sponsored by the Global Development Network. The conference was held in Beijing, China, January 12-17, 2007.

Small Girl in Beijing, China Neighborhood

This picture is of a small girl in a neighborhood in Beijing, China. The neighborhood may be subject to replacement by new urban projects (picture by Patrick W. Regan, 2005).

banquet held in conjunction with  the Eighth Annual Global Development Conference

This picture was taken at a banquet held in conjunction with the Eighth Annual Global Development Conference sponsored by the Global Development Network. The conference was held in Beijing, China, January 12-17, 2007.

Financial District, Shanghai, China, 2009

Financial District, Shanghai, China, 2009

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