there are many aspects on which to judge a government ruling 100 years ago. the cultural revolution in china found resonance among the millions who suffered under a violent regime that in many ways abused human workforce just for the aggrandissement and luxury of the ruling class (and just a flash of thought: what will history books write about current governments and administrations).
still there are achievements, others but in a different way valuable from the revolutions results. a heritage of art forms that still lives today and articulates valid statements, not only in the field of gardening.
beautiful image and interesting data on the area as well really goes to show me how different our lives are in the US – I wish for us all a peaceful 2009 and a blessed holiday season for you and yours. I would especially like to say thankyou for the supportive words through out the year and I look forward to sharing the art and beauty of photography with you in 2009. Thank you Merry Christmas