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see BeijingBeijing
or Peking
, city and independent municipality (2010 pop. 19,612,368), capital of the People's Republic of China. It is in central Hebei prov., but constitutes an independent unit (6,564 sq mi/17,000 sq km) administered directly by the national government.
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My dear Baron: With further reference to our conversation of last evening, in the course of which I expressed my interest in the fact that, after receiving from you the reprint of your article "On two Tibetan pictures representing some of the spiritual ancestors of the Dalai Lama and of the Panchen Lama" printed by the Bulletin of the National Library of Peiping, I noted in my copy of the Journal of the American Oriental Society, on pages 338 ct seq.
von Stael-Holstein, the Journal published in Volume 52, part 4 (December, 1932) an article by Baron von Stael-Holstein entitled "Notes on Two Lama paintings" at the same time when a revised version of the same article entitled "On two Tibetan pictures representing Some of the Spiritual Ancestors of the Dalai Lama and of the Panchen Lama" appeared in the Bulletin of the National Library of the National Library of Peiping, December, 1932.
Because of the ambush and other hostilities, protection of the military police on patrol in Shanghai and Peiping was improved.
The entire 701st Military Police Battalion--less Charlie Company, which remained in Shanghai--was assigned to Peiping Headquarters Group in late 1946.
Alekseev's scholarship was recognized worldwide and he was elected to membership in the USSR Acad emy of Sciences, the Peiping Metropolitan Library, the American Academy of Social and Political Sciences, the National Geographical Society, and the American Oriental Society.
During his first visit to China (1934-36) he taught at Peking University, Peiping Municipal University, and the Medical School in Paoting.