Chinese language & culture in xinjiang 2012 historyreferences

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Symbols, shapes, words and other features that remind one of the past (historical citation). Photo album online at http://bit.ly/altay2012xuar

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Chinese language & culture in xinjiang 2012 historyreferences

  1. 1. Chinese language & culture inXinjiang 2012: history references G P Witteveen http://gpwitteveen.googlepages.com/fulbright2012
  2. 2. China Tobacco office, Urumqi
  3. 3. Transport workhorse for pre-automobile times
  4. 4. Bronze bell on gate to construction site, Urumqi
  5. 5. Brush-style font on gate to construction site, Urumqi
  6. 6. Golden statue at front of medical clinic, Urumqi
  7. 7. Decoration of traditional arts (utility cabinet near city center book store)
  8. 8. Traditional arts of various ethnicities of Xinjiang
  9. 9. Traditional performances of several ethnicities of Xinjiang
  10. 10. Contrast of 1940s & 2000s buildings, Urumqi
  11. 11. White statues of 12 zodiac figures at front of wedding hall
  12. 12. Statues of 12 zodiac figures at front of wedding hall
  13. 13. Statues reminiscent of European Renaissance (plastic surgery clinic)
  14. 14. False ancient roof at front of Chinese restaurant.
  15. 15. Detail of restaurant fake ancient front roofline
  16. 16. More detail of restaurant front false roofline
  17. 17. Lucky red ribbons on statues at front door of business, Urumqi
  18. 18. Stone lion-dog statue tucked into access gate
  19. 19. City park at left is topped by pagoda structure (Hongshan park, Urumqi).
  20. 20. General store in central west Urumqi with traditional costume
  21. 21. City water spray (roads) truck refills at pagoda-style water depot.
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  25. 25. Old-style door and window details on shop for jade & antiquities, Urumqi
  26. 26. Uniforms at his college stadium rally seem to signal tradition.
  27. 27. Brush-style font in black on placard signals tradition or history.
  28. 28. Panorama of wedding palace
  29. 29. Panorama west central Urumqi, June 2012

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