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a city in eastern China on the Yangtze River

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The British as well unilaterally 'renegotiated' the Treaty of Nanking with provisions, such as English-language versions of all treaties taking precedent over those written in Chinese.
Except for an occasional interruption of warty lenticels, the bark of Nanking cherry shines as if it has been buffed daily with a shoeshine cloth.
Plant two Nanking cherries for cross-pollination and just about all those flowers will go on to become fruits.
All the territories occupied by Japanese were formally responsible to the Chinese government located in nanking. Until 1941 were used here common Chinese stamps, however then Japanese started to issue occupied stamps for northern China, Central China, southern China; Meng Tian had his own issues of his autonomous government, although nominally he was responsible to the nanking's government.
Ming loyalists congregate in the southern capital of Nanking, and two brave generals strive to defend the city.
On a personal level, letters in the collection cast light on Spicer's relationships with her family at home and those formed with her colleagues, students, and Ginling College alumnae--her "family in China." They reflect Spicer's very English background and reveal her difficulties in adjusting not just to Chinese society but also to the strongly American character of campus life in Nanking. They are also revealing of her distinctive attributes: her strong Christian faith, her care and concern for others, her need for affection, and her ability to attract affection in return.
These poems question history, from the massacre at Nanking to the sexual and romantic history of the narrator, asking about the aftermath of knowledge and how it can change understanding and cast doubt across decades.
It was developed in China after 1949, in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts, although attempts to structure the various decentralized martial arts traditions date back earlier, when the Central Guoshu Institute was established at Nanking in 1928.
nanking cherry petals' sickened swirl / snapdragons' red
The essays are presented in sections on the Native American genocide in the United States, the Nanking Massacre of 1937, the Nazi-orchestrated Holocaust, Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge, ethnic cleansing (primarily with reference to the Balkans, but one essay on Palestinian filmic representations of the Nakba is included), Rwanda, Sudan, and Congo.
Al Hilal Islamic Nanking provides its customers with Sharia compliant products that are truthful and transparent", said Abdullah bin Salem al Jabri, Deputy GM and Head of al Hilal Islamic Banking.
One of the most popular restaurants there is House of Nanking, and while the 49ers would be advised to steer clear before the big game, Yelp reviewers rave about Nanking's sesame chicken.
Set in the autumn of 1937, the film tracks the fall of Nanking to invading Japanese troops.
Famous events touched upon are the Lindbergh kidnapping, the coronation of King George and Queen Elizabeth, the Nanking massacre, the appeasement talks between Hitler and Chamberlain, and more.
Bale once again finds himself in the middle of the Japanese invasion, this time in Nanking in the 1930s, which was at the time the capital of the country.