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Yan'an

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Yan'an is a prefecture-level city in the Shanbei region of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Shanxi to the east and Gansu to the west. [1]

80 relations: Agnes Smedley, Anna Louise Strong, Ansai District, Baota District, Battle Hymn of China, Battle of Yan'an, Beijing, China, China National Highway 210, Chinese characters, Chinese Civil War, Colonel, Communist Party of China, David D. Barrett, Dixie Mission, Dugout (shelter), Edgar Snow, Fu County, G65 Baotou–Maoming Expressway, Ganquan County, Gansu, Genghis Khan, Guanzhong, Hsiao Li Lindsay, Baroness Lindsay of Birker, Huangling County, Huanglong County, Humid continental climate, ISO 3166-2:CN, Jiangxi, John S. Service, Köppen climate classification, Kuomintang, Lüliang, Linfen, List of minor planets: 2001–3000, Loess Plateau, Long March, Luochuan County, Manchu people, Mao Zedong, Michael Lindsay, 2nd Baron Lindsay of Birker, Ming dynasty, Mongols, Pinyin, Prefecture-level city, Provinces of China, Qing dynasty, Qingyang, Red Star Over China, Robert Payne (author), ..., Second United Front, Shaan-Gan-Ning Border Region, Shaanbei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Shen Kuo, Song dynasty, Taiwan, Tangut people, Time in China, Tongchuan, United States Army, United States Department of State, Vehicle registration plates of China, Weinan, Western Xia, World War II, Wuqi County, Xi'an Incident, Xianyang, Yan'an Ershilipu Airport, Yan'an Forum, Yan'an Rectification Movement, Yanchang County, Yanchuan County, Yaodong, Yichuan County, Shaanxi, Yulin, Shaanxi, Zhidan County, Zichang County. Expand index (30 more) »

Agnes Smedley

Agnes Smedley (February 23, 1892 – May 6, 1950) was an American journalist and writer, well known for her semi-autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth as well as for her sympathetic chronicling of the Communist forces in the Chinese Civil War.

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Anna Louise Strong

Anna Louise Strong (November 24, 1885 – March 29, 1970) was a 20th-century American journalist and activist, best known for her reporting on and support for communist movements in the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China.

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Ansai District

Ansai is a district of the city of Yan'an, Shaanxi province, China.

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Baota District

Baota District, is a district in Yan'an Municipality, Shaanxi Province, China, and contains the municipality's headquarters.

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Battle Hymn of China

Battle Hymn of China, by Agnes Smedley.

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Battle of Yan'an

After World War II, Hu Zongnan battled the Communist Party of China and in the early stage of the struggle, was once successful in the Battle of Yan'an taking Yan'an, the capital of the communist base in Shaanxi.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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China National Highway 210

China National Highway 210 (G210) runs from Baotou, Inner Mongolia to Nanning, Guangxi Province.

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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Chinese Civil War

The Chinese Civil War was a war fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China (CPC).

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Colonel

Colonel ("kernel", abbreviated Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks.

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Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.

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David D. Barrett

David Dean Barrett (August 6, 1892 – February 3, 1977) was an American soldier, a diplomat, and an old Army China hand.

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Dixie Mission

The United States Army Observation Group, commonly known as the Dixie Mission, was the first U.S. effort to establish official relations with the Communist Party of China and the People's Liberation Army, then headquartered in the mountainous city of Yan'an.

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Dugout (shelter)

A dugout or dug-out, also known as a pit-house, earth lodge, is a shelter for humans or domesticated animals and livestock based on a hole or depression dug into the ground.

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Edgar Snow

Edgar Parks Snow (17 July 1905 – 15 February 1972) was an American journalist known for his books and articles on Communism in China and the Chinese Communist revolution.

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Fu County

Fu County or Fuxian is a county in the south of Yan'an City, Shaanxi province, China.

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G65 Baotou–Maoming Expressway

The Baotou–Maoming Expressway, commonly referred to as the Baomao Expressway is an expressway that connects the cities of Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China, and Maoming, Guangdong.

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Ganquan County

Ganquan County is a county in the south of Yan'an City, in the north of Shaanxi province, China.

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Gansu

Gansu (Tibetan: ཀན་སུའུ་ Kan su'u) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country.

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Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan or Temüjin Borjigin (Чингис хаан, Çingis hán) (also transliterated as Chinggis Khaan; born Temüjin, c. 1162 August 18, 1227) was the founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death.

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Guanzhong

Guanzhong (formerly romanised as Kwanchung), or Guanzhong Plain, is a historical region of China corresponding to the lower valley of the Wei River.

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Hsiao Li Lindsay, Baroness Lindsay of Birker

Hsiao Li Lindsay, Baroness Lindsay of Birker (17 July 1916 – 25 April 2010), was a British peeress who supported Chinese Communist resistance to the Japanese occupation of China during the Second World War.

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Huangling County

Huangling County) is a county of Yan'an, Shaanxi province, China.

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Huanglong County

Huanglong County is a county of Yan'an, Shaanxi province, China.

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Humid continental climate

A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.

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ISO 3166-2:CN

ISO 3166-2:CN is the entry for China in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g. provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Jiangxi

Jiangxi, formerly spelled as Kiangsi Gan: Kongsi) is a province in the People's Republic of China, located in the southeast of the country. Spanning from the banks of the Yangtze river in the north into hillier areas in the south and east, it shares a border with Anhui to the north, Zhejiang to the northeast, Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, Hunan to the west, and Hubei to the northwest. The name "Jiangxi" derives from the circuit administrated under the Tang dynasty in 733, Jiangnanxidao (道, Circuit of Western Jiangnan; Gan: Kongnomsitau). The short name for Jiangxi is 赣 (pinyin: Gàn; Gan: Gōm), for the Gan River which runs across from the south to the north and flows into the Yangtze River. Jiangxi is also alternately called Ganpo Dadi (贛鄱大地) which literally means the "Great Land of Gan and Po".

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John S. Service

John Stewart Service (3 August 1909 – 3 February 1999) was an American diplomat who served in the Foreign Service in China prior to and during World War II.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kuomintang

The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.

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Lüliang

Lüliang or Lyuliang is a prefecture-level city in the west of Shanxi province, People's Republic of China, bordering Shaanxi province across the Yellow River to the west, Jinzhong and the provincial capital of Taiyuan to the east, Linfen to the south, and Xinzhou to the north.

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Linfen

Linfen is a prefecture-level city in southern Shanxi province, People's Republic of China.

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List of minor planets: 2001–3000

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Loess Plateau

The Loess Plateau, also known as the Huangtu Plateau, is a plateau located around the Wei River valley and the southern half of the Ordos Loop of the Yellow River in central China.

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Long March

The Long March (October 1934 – October 1935) was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People's Liberation Army, to evade the pursuit of the Kuomintang (KMT or Chinese Nationalist Party) army.

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Luochuan County

Luochuan County is a county in the south of Yan'an City, located in the north of Shaanxi province, China.

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Manchu people

The Manchu are an ethnic minority in China and the people from whom Manchuria derives its name.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.

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Michael Lindsay, 2nd Baron Lindsay of Birker

Michael Francis Morris Lindsay, 2nd Baron Lindsay of Birker (24 February 1909 – 13 February 1994), was a British peer and academic.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Mongols

The Mongols (ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯᠴᠤᠳ, Mongolchuud) are an East-Central Asian ethnic group native to Mongolia and China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Prefecture-level city

A prefectural-level municipality, prefectural-level city or prefectural city; formerly known as province-controlled city from 1949 to 1983, is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China (PRC), ranking below a province and above a county in China's administrative structure.

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Provinces of China

Provincial-level administrative divisions or first-level administrative divisions, are the highest-level Chinese administrative divisions.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Qingyang

Qingyang is a prefecture-level city in eastern Gansu province, China.

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Red Star Over China

Red Star Over China, a 1937 book by Edgar Snow, is an account of the Communist Party of China that was written when it was a guerrilla army and still obscure to Westerners.

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Robert Payne (author)

Pierre Stephen Robert Payne (1911 – 1983) was an English-born author, known principally for works of biography and history, although he also wrote novels, poetry, magazine articles and many other works.

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Second United Front

The Second United Front was the alliance between the Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang, or KMT) and Communist Party of China (CPC) to resist the Japanese invasion during the Second Sino-Japanese War, which suspended the Chinese Civil War from 1937 to 1941.

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Shaan-Gan-Ning Border Region

Shaan-Gan-Ning (陕甘宁边区) was one of the two border region governments with the capital at Yan'an, named after the provinces of Shaanxi, Gansu, and Ningxia.

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Shaanbei

Shaanbei is the northern portion of Shaanxi province in Northwest China, and is a natural as well as cultural area, forming part of the Loess Plateau.

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Shaanxi

Shaanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China.

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Shanxi

Shanxi (postal: Shansi) is a province of China, located in the North China region.

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Shen Kuo

Shen Kuo (1031–1095), courtesy name Cunzhong (存中) and pseudonym Mengqi (now usually given as Mengxi) Weng (夢溪翁),Yao (2003), 544.

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Song dynasty

The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Tangut people

The Tangut first appeared as a tribal union living under Tuyuhun authority and moved to Northwest China sometime before the 10th century to found the Western Xia or Tangut Empire (1038–1227).

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Time in China

The time in China follows a single standard time offset of UTC+08:00 (eight hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time), despite China spanning five geographical time zones.

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Tongchuan

Tongchuan is a prefecture-level city located in central Shaanxi province, People's Republic of China on the southern fringe of the Loess Plateau that defines the northern half of the province (Shanbei) and the northern reaches of the Guanzhong Plain.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of State

The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.

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Vehicle registration plates of China

Vehicle registration plates in China are mandatory metal or plastic plates attached to motor vehicles in mainland China for official identification purposes.

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Weinan

Weinan is a prefecture-level city in the east of Shaanxi province, China.

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Western Xia

The Western Xia, also known as the Xi Xia Empire, to the Mongols as the Tangut Empire and to the Tangut people themselves and to the Tibetans as Mi-nyak,Stein (1972), pp.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wuqi County

Wuqi County is a county under the jurisdiction of Yan'an City, in the northwest of Shaanxi Province, China, bordering Gansu province to the southwest.

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Xi'an Incident

The Xi'an Incident of 1936 was a political crisis that took place in Xi'an, China prior to the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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Xianyang

Xianyang is a prefecture-level city in central Shaanxi province, situated on the Wei River a few kilometers upstream (west) from the provincial capital of Xi'an.

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Yan'an Ershilipu Airport

Yan'an Ershilipu Airport is a dual-use military and public airport serving the city of Yan'an in Shaanxi Province, China.

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Yan'an Forum

The Yan'an Forum on Literature and Art was a May 1942 forum held at the city of Yan'an in Communist-controlled China and significant event in the Yan'an Rectification Movement.

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Yan'an Rectification Movement

The Yan'an Rectification Movement, also known as Zhengfeng or Cheng Feng, was the first ideological mass movement initiated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), going from 1942 to 1944.

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Yanchang County

Yanchang County is a county under charge of Yan'an City, Shaanxi Province of China.

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Yanchuan County

Yanchuan County (Chinese: 延川县; Pinyin: Yánchuān Xiàn) is a county in Yan'an City, Shaanxi Province of China.

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Yaodong

A yaodong or "house cave" is a particular form of earth shelter dwelling common in the Loess Plateau in China's north.

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Yichuan County, Shaanxi

Yichuan County is a county of Yan'an, Shaanxi, China.

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Yulin, Shaanxi

Yulin is a prefecture-level city in the Shanbei region of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the north, Shanxi to the east, and Ningxia to the west.

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Zhidan County

Zhidan is a county in Shaanxi province, China.

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Zichang County

Zichang County is a county in the north-east of Yan'an, Shaanxi, China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yan'an

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