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    Guest house restaurant

    Colored bulbs and happy chefs proffering tasty dishes adorn the restaurant of a guest house for military personnel.

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    Beijing smog

    Northwest Beijing lies under a thick layer of early winter smog generated in part by the widespread use of coal for residential heating and cooking.

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    Beijing University welcome

    Portion of a poster welcoming new students to Beijing University with black calligraphy on bright red paper.

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    Beijing University welcomes new classmates

    Rows of bicycles line a Beijing University campus hall, while overhead a bright red banner reads "warmly welcome new classmates."

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    Tiantan Huangqiandian placard

    Detail of entryway to the Hall of Sovereign Heaven, a structure at the northern end of the Temple of Heaven which housed the tablets of heavenly spirits. (The tablet representing Heaven itself, however, was stored in the central Imperial Vault of Heaven.)

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    Reclining Buddha Temple archway

    Colored glaze tile archway at the entrance to the Reclining Buddha Temple (Wofo si) in Beijing's Western Hills district. The 7th century structure's calligraphy ("assembling for instruction in the esoteric canon") is the Qianlong Emperor's (r. 1736-1795).

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    Tiantan arches to Huangqiongyu

    Seen from the edge of the Temple of Heaven's circular mound (site of yearly imperial sacrifices), the Imperial Vault of Heaven, which housed that deity's spirit tablet, lies beyond a series of stone gates.

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    Hutong home

    Brick residence in a Beijing hutong ("alley"). Found in north China and especially Beijing, the hutong as urban organizing principle dates to the 13th century; this structure is of more recent vintage. Note the stacks of coal piled outside for fuel.

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    Gugong dragon ramp

    Dragon head, detail of carved stone ramp leading to the Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Imperial Palace, Beijing.

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    Beijing University stonemasons

    Stonemasons work large blocks of rock on the Beijing University campus.

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    Beijing University Boya Tower

    Constructed in 1924 to supply the Yanjing University campus with water, Boya ("erudition") Tower has since, along with Weiming ("unnamed") Lake, become an iconic feature of the Beijing University campus.

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    Gugong Taihemen

    View of the Gate of Supreme Harmony, beyond which lies the Hall of Supreme Harmony to the north in the Imperial Palace complex in Beijing known as the Forbidden City.

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    Nixon in China

    In this cover photo from Newsweek, President Richard Nixon toasts Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai in the Great Hall of the People in March, 1972.

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    Pay Toilet

    A public toilet outside the Summer Palace sports traditional round entryways and chains to shape the queue. Under an umbrella to the right attendants charge admission.

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    Guest house restaurant

    Colored bulbs and happy chefs proffering tasty dishes adorn the restaurant of a guest house for military personnel.

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    Build Socialism

    Cyclists, pedicabs and buses pass a billboard exhorting passersby to "Rely on one's own strength to pioneer new enterprises with painstaking effort; Do a good job of constructing a socialist economy."

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    Billboard painted over

    A worker paints over a billboard urging onlookers to build the socialist economy

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    Fencesitter

    A small child in fur jacket and hat sits on the railing lining the Long Corridor (Changlang) at the Summer Palace in northwest Beijing

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    Workers at Beijing University

    Workers at Beijing University involved in the construction of new housing for foreign students.

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    Western Hills

    Day trippers climb the Western Hills (Xishan) northwest of Beijing.

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    Shop yard

    Shop yard with coal discs (left) stockpiled for winter.

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    Beijing University Weiming Lake and Boya Tower

    Weiming "unnamed") Lake and Boya ("Erudition and Elegance") Tower, the landmarks of the Beijing University campus. The lake dates to the 18th century, predating the university by more than a century; the tower dates to 1924, built to supply water.

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    Beijing University campus buildings and Boya tower

    Boya tower rises behind the traditional style architecture of much of the Beijing University campus, viewed across the tennis courts fronting the foreign students' dormitory.

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    Tiantan Huangqiandian

    Gate and roof of the Hall of Sovereign Heaven at the rear of the Temple of Heaven complex, which housed tablets representing heavenly spirits (but not that of Heaven itself, which resided in the Imperial Vault of Heaven).

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    Beijing University campus buildings

    Traditional style architecture graces much of the Beijing University campus, viewed across the tennis courts fronting the foreign students' dormitory.