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At the golf course

A man plays golf at the invitation-only Pine Valley Golf and Country Club in Beijing, owned by Beijing-based

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Produce market

A woman holds a watermelon inside a market in Xiaguan, Dali, Yunnan Province. The province has more than 100…

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Making yak butter

In this photo from 2011, a son watches his father demonstrate the art of making yak butter (酥油 sūyóu)…

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Snowy mountains

A stretch of the Sichuan-Tibet Highway running through the Chola Mountains, also known as Que Er Shan (雀儿山…

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Dunhuang’s singing sand

Several camels carry tourists across the Singing Sand Dunes of Dunhuang, Gansu Province. The sand produces a singing sound…

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Freshly made noodles

In this photo from Kashgar, Xinjiang, in 2000, a man sells freshly made Lagman noodles. A type of pulled…

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Gathering coal in Qinghai

In this photo from 1998, workers collect coal at a mine in the Qilian Mountains in Qinghai Province. China…

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Waiting for the train

In this photo from 1982, people wait for a “green train” (绿皮火车 lǜpí huǒchē) at a railroad station in…

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Humen street scene

A street scene in Humen, Guangdong Province, in 1996. In June 1839, a Chinese official named Lin Zexu 林则徐…

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Tiny feet

Two elderly women with bound feet were photographed in a remote village in Yunnan Province in 1998. The painful…

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Construction scene in Guangzhou

In this photo from 1996, two construction workers stand on scaffolding high up in the sky in Guangzhou, the…

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Coral for sale

In this photo taken in 1998, vendors sell coral at a market in Sanya, Hainan Province. Coral is under…

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Lakeside tai chi

A woman practices tai chi at West Lake (西湖 xīhú) in Hangzhou.

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Tea farm in Fujian

Tea plants grow near a tulou, a round, earthen building that has traditionally housed the Hakka people (客家人 kèjiārén),…

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Unfurling a thangka

Monks unfold a thangka, a Tibetan Buddhist painting depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala, in Gansu Province.

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