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Historical dictionary of the People's Republic of China

Author: Lawrence R Sullivan
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: Dictionaries
History
Electronic books
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sullivan, Lawrence R.
Historical dictionary of the People's Republic of China.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006027050
(OCoLC)71004314
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence R Sullivan
ISBN: 9780810864436 0810864436 9780810853805 0810853809
OCLC Number: 263979312
Description: 1 online resource (lvii, 655 pages).
Contents: Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff --
Reader's note --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Chronology --
Maps and charts --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
Bibliography --
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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