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Author: Gary T Whiteford; Christopher L Salter
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Modern world nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Home to the world's oldest continuous civilization and the largest population, China has been a communist country since the end of World War II. But since the late 1970s, the country has experienced profound change. Its developing market economy stands as the fastest-growing in the world, and hundreds of millions of its citizens have gained a higher standard of living. --publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary T Whiteford; Christopher L Salter
ISBN: 9781604136210 1604136219
OCLC Number: 401144077
Description: 134 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introducing China --
Physical landscapes --
China through the centuries --
People and culture --
Government and politics --
China's economy --
Regional contrasts --
China looks ahead.
Series Title: Modern world nations.
Responsibility: Gary T. Whiteford and Christopher L. Salter.

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Home to the world's oldest continuous civilization and the largest population, China has been a communist country since the end of World War II. But since the late 1970s, the country has experienced profound change. Its developing market economy stands as the fastest-growing in the world, and hundreds of millions of its citizens have gained a higher standard of living. --publisher.

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