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by zhuce32
Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: The Weatherman
Topic: Cheongsam – The Beautiful Dress of Chinese Women
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Cheongsam – The Beautiful Dress of Chinese Women

The term cheongsam simply means long dress. In other areas of China including Beijing, it is branded as “qipao”. When the original Manchu rulers arrived to China, they organized some people, primarily Manchus, to become “banners’ (qi) and addressed them “banner people” (qiren), which then had become...

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