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Chinese social and economic history from the Song to 1900

report of the American delegation to a Sino-American Symposium, Beijing, 26 October-1 November 1980

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Published by Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Albert Feuerwerker.
      SeriesMichigan monographs in Chinese studies ;, no. 45
      ContributionsFeuerwerker, Albert., Sino-American Symposium on Chinese Social and Economic History from the Song to 1900 (Beijing, China : 1980)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS702 .C48 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 182 p. ;
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3160089M
      ISBN 100892640456
      LC Control Number83001789

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      Books about the history of Chinese in America Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Communists over the right to lead China's political and economic development and reestablish China's position in the world. On October 1, , the Chinese Communist Party, under the leadership of Mao Zedong, proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Nationalist government evacuated to the island of Taiwan.

      A look at the long history of Asian Americans and its role in shaping US identity. The essay also looks at the push-pull factors that have helped define demographic trends in the United States to present day and also covers some darker periods of American history, including the Congressional Exclusionary Act restricting immigration based on race and the Japanese American Internment during WWII. China has accomplished a remarkable feat in transforming itself from one of the world’s poorest countries to its second largest economy in just 30 years.


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