Tag Results for: Urban  Found: 18 Results

Gaomi City Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Below is a slideshow video depicting the people and village life of the Gaomi City Village.

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Beijing Hutongs – Works Cited Beijing Province Posted Apr 27, 2011 by Chinavine

Acharya, S.K. “Urban development in post-reform China: Insights from Beijing.”¬†Norwegian Journal of Geography 59 (2005): 228-236. Collins, Michael. “Protecting The Ancient Alleys of Beijing.” Contemporary Review January (2005): 34-38. du Cros, Hilary, Thomas Bauer, Carlos Lo, & Song Rui. “Cultural ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Transportation Beijing Province Posted Apr 27, 2011 by Chinavine

Transportation is one of the most serious challenges facing Beijing today. Bicycles have always been popular and benefit from the mostly flat terrain. Recent estimates have put the number in Beijing at 10,000,000 or higher. Unfortunately they have now become ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Business Beijing Province Posted Apr 27, 2011 by Chinavine

The stalls and shops are the heart of the neighborhood, pumping business activity into the veins of the hutong as well as stimulating social interaction. The Heavenly Peach farmers market for fresh produce and the Cheng Dou Snack restaurant provide ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Social Living Beijing Province Posted Apr 27, 2011 by Chinavine

Traditionally, the Chinese have believed that there is an energy in the earth and that living close to it keeps you connected to that energy. They feel it’s important to keep their feet on the ground, which is why the ...

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Traditional Foods – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Feb 9, 2011 by Chinavine

In China, food is believed to be central not just to health, but to bodily harmony. While rice is the staple food, meals contain a wide variety of food types, and only a few, such as dairy products, are avoided. ...

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Markets – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Feb 9, 2011 by Chinavine

Since the 1990s, the food products available in Chinese markets are more diverse than ever. Some of this diversity is due to rural truck farming industries, better transportation, and better information flow concerning new agricultural techniques. The markets are now ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Aug 17, 2010 by Chinavine

The hutong were originally designed during the Zhou Dynasty when the residential areas of Beijing began to take shape. The word hutong comes from the Mongolian word hottog which means “water well.” The term came into use under the reign ...

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