Category: Chinese

Marco Polo: Epic Traveler Throughout Asia (The Silk Road's

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Still, despite the allure of benefits like subsidised irrigation, better education and health care, a long history of nonconformist attitudes, coupled with a general distrust of the lowland ethnic-Vietnamese majority, keeps many away from the lowlands. In their view, Zeng was a “lackey” because he served the Manchus. In the thirty years since China launched its policy of 'reform and opening up' in 1979, these policies have more than doubled the number of minority students in China - from 10 million to nearly 22 million last year - while producing a dramatic 35-fold increase in those attending tertiary institutions - from 37,000 to 1.3 million.

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That's China

Mark Kitto

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The Singaporean government agreed to undertake this, but the issue proved to be linked to electoral support. These figures do not distinguish the large numbers of European Jewish immigrants who would identify themselves as Jews rather than by their country of origin. For example, Xinjiang is regarded as the place where Uygurs are concentrated, and yet there are thirteen other nationalities there. 40 The CCP claimed that this type of situation made an ethnically oriented federal system in China unworkable and impractical.

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The Last Launch: Messages in the Bottle

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The further north and west you travel, the drier the climate. This success has challenged Nigeria to try and transform ethnic politics into mutually beneficial relationships. If you don't speak Mandarin, write the departure and destination station, date and time of departure, train number and required class on paper. Chinese authorities have seized documents, literature, and letters that they deem to be pornographic, political in nature, or intended for religious proselytism.

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The Citizen of the World, or Letters From a Chinese

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Both Gutmann and McGavran were critical of the individualistic approach to conversion advocated by western missionaries and called for collective decisions for Christ (people movements). In the north, dumplings called jiaozi are served at the Spring Festival and other special occasions. The rejection of many traditional values early in the twentieth century resulted in increasing equality and freedom for women. In even the smallest of cities dry cleaning (干洗 gānxǐ)outlets are widely distributed and may be able to wash clothes.

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Jewel of the Kingdom: General Chow Chih and Nationalist

Betty Wong

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The 2 million American Indians counted in the 1990 Census included 57,000 Eskimos and 24,000 Aleuts. Equally significant in the development of the national power sector are the establishment of regional power grids and the implementation of an electricity tariff reform to tackle the problems of inefficient power distribution and usage. Post-1991, however, China has been much more concerned with the activities of the Tibetan and Uyghur diasporas, although the perceived support of other states (usually the United States) for these diasporas remains a source of anxiety for Beijing.

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Struggle for Democracy: Sung Chiao-jen and the 1911

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One of the most comprehensive resources available on the visual distribution of populations is the 1964 Atlas Narodov Mira (Atlas of the nations of the world).45 A multitude of other maps are available from authoritative sources such as the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Holmes, William D. "China's Financial Reforms in the Global Market." They also sought to regulate the flow of capital and resources, ‘not only to gain strategic advantage in global competition, but also to stem the erosion of social institutions and relationships, mainly caused by the free flow of capital’.

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The Chinese Ginger Jars: The Courageous Human Story of an

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Girls are often withdrawn from junior high school and even primary school to assist with domestic chores, accounting for their lower participation rates in education (Epstein 1991). If you are buying genuine branded foreign goods, particularly haute couture brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Prada, or popular brands such as Nike or Adidas, be aware that they will not be cheaper than buying them in Western countries. In 1998, Asian Americans made up more than 20 per cent of the undergraduates at universities such as Stanford, Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology.1 By the second generation, most Asian Americans lose fluency in their parents’ native language and speak only English.

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Missionary for Freedom the Life and Times of Walter Judd

Lee Edwards

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Assyria TN Babylonia TN Egypt TN Sumer NT Question #27MultipleSelect Score: Population growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has led to _____. water shortagesunemploymentincreased life expectancyinadequate serviceseconomic prosperity Question #28MultipleChoice Score: Due to overuse and outdated water conservation methods, this sea has nearly dried up. As Thierry describes, the Han Chinese used to think that: The basis of the difference between the Hans and the Barbarians was not originally of an ethnic nature, but rested on a relationship to Civilization, since for the Chinese there is Civilization … And the relevant criterion to establish this difference is sedentarization; the civilized one is the one who constructs towns and devotes himself to agriculture. … The nature of Barbarians is to wander like animals in zones unsuited to sedentary culture such as steppes and mountains … 14 Han-Chinese were notoriously contemptuous of the non-Chinese peoples who did not share their language, values and moral principles, methods of agriculture, lifestyles or other cultural attributes. 15 They considered the barbarians to be uncivilized and without culture, yet assimilated them culturally and integrated them politically into the Han Chinese commonwealth.

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The Opposite of Fate (Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc)

Amy Tan

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Communist Party of China official Sun Chunlan reportedly said “more should be done to reinforce the ideological, material and social basis for ethnic unity in Xinjiang, and called on officials to promote unity and improve people’s livelihoods and foster closer ties between the CPC and the public.” According to Xinhua, Sun visited “an economic development zone, an industrial park, an agricultural base and a school in Xinjiang” and talked with “workers, farmers, and teachers and students.” She also dropped by a major local mosque to thank its clerics for their “important contributions to maintaining national unification, ethnic solidarity and religious harmony.” Reuters notes that hundreds have been killed by violence in Xinjiang, which the Chinese government blames on “Islamist militants who want to establish an independent state called East Turkestan” for the Uighurs.

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"Just Like Really": An Uncommon Chinese American Memoir

Cherylene Lee

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Hill (eds.) Affirmative Action in China and the United States, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 47–70. There is also a beautiful story behind it. For example, some, under the pretence of technology transfer, have moved high polluting or high energy-consuming production lines or enterprises to western regions and thus put pressure on the already fragile environment and further strained economies of West China. The Self-Study Examination is offered twice each year.

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