6 edition of China, the Land and Its People found in the catalog.
China, the Land and Its People
by Hippocrene Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||160|
The book is a “myth buster,” as it digs deep into data and field work to cross-check the evidence on the extent and scale of the Chinese land rush in Africa, specifically exploring the. East Asia/Southeast Asia:: China. All Space Capital Places Landscapes Misc. A dust plume arose over China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and on 9 April , began its eastward journey over the Sea of Japan. New research shows that dust accounts for most of the 64 million tons of foreign aerosol imports that arrive in the air over North.
THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Fifth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of environment and technology and diversity and dominance to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each s: 1. The Unity and Diversity of China; CHINA'S GEOGRAPHIC FOUNDATIONS. A Survey of the Land and Its People. By George Babcock Cressey. Xvii and pp. Illustrations and maps.
In ancient times, the geography of China separated it and its people from the rest of the world. Mountains, deserts, and large bodies of water made travel to and from China difficult. This led the people of China to develop a unique respect for the land around them. The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner, among others. By asking challenging questions with respect and empathy, Liao/5.
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Book is used and has been withdrawn from service from a Library. Book has a Library Binding and the usual Library Stamps China The Land And Its People: Hammond, Photographs: : Books.
A beautiful introduction to the landscapes of China. Brimming with photographs, the reader gets a tour through the different topographies of this enormous country. Information is given in short paragraphs with bold headings. The text is very easy and accessable. The author addresses topics of politics, food and the multiculural nature of China/5(3).
He defines the topology and geography of the land of China, followed by information on ancient culture, the dynasties of the Imperial period, the structure of traditional society, the role of government, China's contributions the Land and Its People book science and technology as well as the arts, modern times and daily life.5/5(1).
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text.
Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder : Joseph P. Griffith. China, the Land and the People: A Human Geography. China, the Land and the People: A Human Geography. Excerpt. In writing this book I have been conservative, as far as has been possible, in the matter of nomenclature, in order to make comparison with China reference to the older works more easy.
The book is neatly divided by subjects covering China's stunningly varied geography, just as diverse groups of people and ethnicity, its fascinatingly rich culture and its long and amazingly tumultuous history/5(27). Carter's book, CHINA: Portrait of a People, was published as a means to visually introduce China to the world by providing a glimpse into the daily lives of the ordinary people who don't make international headlines yet whom are invariably the heart and soul of this country/5.
Probably the single most identifiable characteristic of China to the people of the rest of the world is the size of its population. Some one-fifth of humanity is of Chinese nationality. The great majority of the population is Chinese (Han), and thus China is often characterized as an.
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Buck. Land use: agricultural land: % arable land %; permanent crops %; permanent pasture % forest: % other: 23% ( est.) Definition: This entry contains the percentage shares of total land area for three different types of land use: agricultural land, forest, and other; agricultural land.
Empire, his latest book is Africa’s Discovery of Europe, – For and he serves as president of the World History Association. About the Authors. Location and Geography. China has a land area of 3, square miles (9, square kilometers), making it the world's third largest nation.
It borders thirteen countries, including Russia and Mongolia to the north, India to the southwest, and Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam to the south. Early in the 21st Century BC, China entered the heritable imperial stage. Having experienced Xia, Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties and many other turbulent times, the country finally ended the feudal society and the People's Republic of.
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The area of the People's Republic of China is 9, km 2 (3, sq mi) according to the CIA's The World Factbook. The People's Republic of China is either the third or fourth largest country in the world, being either slightly larger or slightly smaller than the United States depending on how the area of the United States is : Ranked 3rd/4th.
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Last March, at a press conference after China’s annual National People’s Congress, Premier Li Keqiang made a remarkable—and remarkably unheralded—announcement: full private ownership of land has been restored in China’s cities. Needless to say, he did not use those exact words.
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