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Historical dictionary of the People's Republic of China

Author: Sullivan Lawrence R
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Scarecrow Press, 2007.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 63
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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When the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) seized power in October 1949 China was one of the poorest nations in the world. In fact, it was so weak it had been conquered by Japan, a country one-tenth its size, a decade earlier. Now, more than fifty years later, the People's Republic of China (PRC) is an emerging economic, political, and military superpower with the world's fastest growing economy and largest population  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sullivan Lawrence R
ISBN: 9780810864436 0810864436 9780810853805 0810853809
OCLC Number: 1030363195
Description: Online Ressource (lvii, 655 Seiten).
Contents: Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Reader's Note Part 3 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 4 Chronology Part 5 Maps and Charts Part 6 Introduction Part 7 THE DICTIONARY Part 8 Bibliography Part 9 About the Author
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 63
Responsibility: Lawrence R. Sullivan.

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When the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) seized power in October 1949 China was one of the poorest nations in the world. In fact, it was so weak it had been conquered by Japan, a country one-tenth its size, a decade earlier. Now, more than fifty years later, the People's Republic of China (PRC) is an emerging economic, political, and military superpower with the world's fastest growing economy and largest population (1.3 billion in 2005). A member of the United Nations Security Council since the early 1970s and a nuclear power, China wields enormous influence in the world community. The second e.

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It is recommended for all libraries... * American Reference Books Annual, March 2008 * The dictionary is recommended.... * Booklist, October 1, 2007 * Because of its breadth of coverage and the Read more...

 
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