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Tibet – ChinaVine Field Work Team Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Fieldwork for ChinaVine was completed in that portion of Kham located within the Kandzé Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province. The prefecture’s area is 58,332 square miles (151,078 square kilometers). The population is approximately 880,000, with Tibetans accounting for 77.8% ...

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Tibet – Cultural Heritage Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

The cultural heritage of Tibet emerged during the seventh century, coinciding with the Tibetan empire (seventh to ninth centuries AD) and the arrival of Buddhism. This is a heritage defined by a shared literature, history, language, religion (Buddhist or Bönpo) ...

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Custom Bikes and Tricycles – Introduction Posted Jul 12, 2012 by Chinavine

Riding bicycles has long been part of China’s culture.  As the economy has gown, more people are now traveling in cars or on public transportation.  However, many individuals still ride bicycles and customize peddle and motorized bikes in order to ...

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Barney & Loye – Conclusion Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

Final Thoughts Traveling across northern China in 1982 was an intense experience. So much so that we did not talk about what was happening, even to each other. My brother-in-law was immersed in translating dialect so that we could manage ...

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Barney & Loye – Shanghai Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

Quotes Barney: Shanghai was about the only place that people were very outgoing. They would come up to us and want to practice English. We were walking through the park and a boy and girl were holding hands and people ...

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Barney & Loye – Double Weaving Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

History The art of weaving in China today stems from over 6,000 years of diverse history, culture and legend. Though studies suggest that early clothing was made out of hair or hemp, the Chinese are mostly recognized for their discovery ...

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Barney & Loye – Beijing Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

Quotes Barney: We went into a factory that was very small and there were two ladies and a stretched canvas and on either side was a lady with their thread and needles and they would pass it back and forth. As ...

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Barney & Loye – Hohhot Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

Quotes Barney: When we got to Mongolia we met the chief of his village and they put us into a Mongol Baugh, which is like a yurt, which they can fold up and put on horseback and carry from place to ...

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Barney & Loye – Urumqi Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

Journal Entry “Everywhere rammed earth, packed in, and broken pottery on the ground. It is the lowest dry point in the world.” – Barney Drawings from Loye’s sketchbook:

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Barney & Loye – Dunhuang Posted Aug 12, 2011 by Chinavine

Quotes Barney: I think probably one of the most memorable things was going into the Buddhist caves. You could stand by a huge Buddha. Loye would go up by the toe and a toe would be as tall as she would ...

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