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by the lectures of Hu Shi. He entered Tsinghua University in 1931 and came under the influence of Tsiang Tingfu. Since he was responsible for the support of his brother and sister, he was unable to go abroad for study. Wu stayed at Tsinghua as a teaching assistant but began to publish important articles on Ming dynasty history using critical techniques to resolve old controversies and raise new questions. Biography Dai Jin began his life in Hangzhou. Although he studied painting

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of the lake. There are lots of private gondola rides with varying insurance coverage, range and prices. thumb Sitting on a bench, overlooking West Lake (File:West Lake, Hangzhou.jpg) *

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to tour Shanghai. Hangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, and Xi'an. Many senior officials considered Hu's efforts extravagant, since Japan had only invited 500 youth to Japan the previous year. Hu was criticized internally for the lavish gifts that he gave to visiting Japanese officials, and for allowing his daughter to privately accompany Japanese prime minister Nakasone (Yasuhiro Nakasone)'s son when they visited Beijing. Hu defended his actions by citing the importance of strong Sino

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(Reign Year 15 of Qianlong Emperor). Artisans reproduced the garden architecture styles of various palaces in China. Kunming Lake was created by extending an existing body of water to imitate the West Lake in Hangzhou. The palace complex suffered two major attacks—during the Anglo-French allied invasion of 1860 (with the Old Summer Palace also ransacked at the same time), and during the Boxer Rebellion, in an attack by the eight allied powers in 1900. The garden survived and was rebuilt in 1886 and 1902. In 1888, it was given the current name, ''Yihe Yuan''. It served as a summer resort for Empress Dowager Cixi, who diverted 30 million taels of silver, said to be originally designated for the Chinese navy (Beiyang Fleet), into the reconstruction and enlargement of the Summer Palace. * G56 Hangzhou-Ruili Highway from Hangzhou, Zhejiang to Ruili, Yunnan, Local classifications Generally, when referring to a local dialect in everyday speech, the speaker will refer to the dominant city in the region as a marker of the dialect as a whole. For example, a Wu speaker would not ask a fellow Wu speaker if they speak "Wu", but would rather ask whether or not they speak the dialect from Suzhou or Hangzhou, known as ''Suzhouhua'' and ''Hangzhouhua (Hangzhou dialect)'', respectively, in Chinese. Generally dialects are branded according to cities, geographical regions, or provinces. This method of informal classification is commonly used in spoken language. Provinces whose dialects are more homogeneous within its boundaries, such as Shaanxi, Shanxi (Jin Chinese), Shandong (Ji-Lu Mandarin), Hebei, Hunan (Xiang Chinese), Jiangxi (Gan Chinese), Sichuan (Sichuan dialect), etc. tend to refer to their own dialects by the name of the province (although sub-dialects exist and can be referred to locally by the name of a city). In more diverse provinces such as Fujian, dialects are informally classified by mutual intelligibility into Min Nan (闽南话), Min Dong (闽东话), and Min Bei (闽北话); in Zhejiang, where there is vast variance in spoken language, dialects are generally classified by cities or counties – as such, no singular "Zhejiang dialect" exists. An area with widespread homogeneity in spoken language is the three provinces of Northeastern China, whose spoken language is collectively known as Northeastern Mandarin, or ''Dongbei Hua'' (东北话) in Chinese. * '''龙井 Longjing (Longjing tea)''' : Maybe the most well-known green tea in China. It originates in Hangzhou (杭州), the capital of Zhejiang Province. Longjing in Chinese literally means ''dragon well''. It is pan-fried and has a distinctive flat appearance. The tasteless frying oil is obtained from tea seeds and other plants. Source: http: teaguardian.com nature_of_tea green_production_roasting.html Falsification of Longjing is very common, and most of the tea on the market is in fact produced in Sichuan Province WikiPedia:Hangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Zhejiang Hangzhou Commons:Hangzhou

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Dynasty many people started linking Shi Hui and Shi Nai'an together, suggesting that they are actually the same person. An unnamed writer wrote in ''Chuanqi Huikao Biaomu'' (傳奇會考標目) that Shi Nai'an's given name was actually Hui, style name Juncheng (君承), and he was a native of Hangzhou. Sun Kaidi (孫楷第) also wrote in ''Bibliography of Chinese Popular Fiction'' that "Nai'an" was Shi Hui's pseudonym. Later studies revealed that ''Water Margin'' contained lines in the Jiangsu

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to Wushan Square, downtown. On 3 or 4 floors, this market is stuffed with pets and plants. Also sections selling Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), with dried snake and seahorse, huge dried mushrooms and other strange things. * '''Tea''' - Dragon Well Longjing tea is famous throughout China and worth getting if you like green tea. If you are staying with a Chinese host somewhere else in China after Hangzhou, bringing them a small box (or two) of higher-end Longjing Tea would make a great gift

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to the amateur scholar style. A nonconformist, he generally painted more traditional images laden with symbolism (such as orchids, bamboo, chrysanthemums, and mei blossoms) and preserved his independence by selling works in an open market, rather than adopting an individual patron. Later styles included Buddhist (Buddhism) imagery. However, Jin was the first artist in the Chinese tradition to paint a large number of self-portraits and did earn money through the patronage of wealthy individuals in Yangzhou who, in addition to buying works, were possible publishers for his numerous writings. Jin probably understood these contradictions as he argued that living off of painting should not be considered dishonorable. WikiPedia:Hangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Zhejiang Hangzhou Commons:Hangzhou

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heritage, as well as natural scenery, should be treated as a priority project. * Cuba suffers a major outbreak of Dengue fever, with 344,203 cases. http: w3.whosea.org en Section10 Section332 Section521_2454.htm * The Black Death breaks out in Cairo. * Estimation: Hangzhou in Mongolian (Mongol Empire) China becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Cairo, capital of Mamluk Egypt (Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)). http

: geography.about.com library weekly aa011201a.htm Geography at about.com * A de-facto truce is observed between England and France until 1355. Demography * Estimation: Hangzhou, capital of Southern Song (Southern Song Dynasty) China, becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Fes (Fes, Morocco) in the Almohad Empire (Almohad). Geography at about.com * 1275 &ndash

of Ming era culture and commerce. * June 11 – Battle of Sauchieburn leads to James IV of Scotland becoming king. Date unknown * Estimation: Nanjing in Mongolian (Mongol Empire) China becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Hangzhou in Mongolian (Mongol Empire) China. Geography at about.com * Mubarazuddin Muhammad, leader of the Arab Muzaffarid


pic Hangzhou name.svg piccap "Hangzhou", as written in Chinese picsize 117px c p Hángzhōu l ipa xɑ̌ŋtʂóʊ w Hang-chou psp Hangchow wuu j Hong 4 zau 1 poj Hâng-chiu mi showflag wuu altname Qiantang t2 s2 l2 p2 Qiántáng w2 Ch‘ien-t‘ang mi2 psp2 j2 wuu2 poj2 altname3 Xifu c3 l3 p3 Xīfǔ w3 Hsi-fu mi3 psp3 j3 wuu3 poj3 altname4 Linan t4 s4 l4 p4 Lín'ān w4 Lin-an mi4 psp4 j4 wuu4 poj4 order st '''Hangzhou''' ( It sits at the head of Hangzhou Bay on China's coast between Shanghai and Ningbo. Hangzhou grew to prominence as the southern terminus of the Grand Canal (Grand Canal (China)) and has been one of the most renowned and prosperous cities in China for much of the last millennium, due in part to its beautiful natural scenery. The city's West Lake is its best-known attraction.

Hangzhou is classified as a sub-provincial city . Zjnews.zjol.com.cn. Retrieved on 2011-08-28. and the built-up area (including the 9 urban districts and the Keqiao (Keqiao District) and Yuecheng districts of Shaoxing) held 8,874,348.

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