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Some basic facts about China

Some basic facts about China

ten questions and answers.

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Published by Guozi Shudian (China Publications Center)] in [Peking, China .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesChina reconstructs. Supplement January 1974
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/7647 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. : ill. 23 cm.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2785862M
LC Control Number83211774

The Daodejing (“Classic of the Way to Power”), the earliest work of Daoist philosophy, is traditionally attributed to him but was probably composed after his death by many authors. Zhuangzi (“Master Zhuan”), who lived from to BCE, was a major interpreter of Daoism.   In , a sealed, preserved bowl of yellow noodles was found in Lajia, in northwestern China, underneath ten feet (3 m) of dirt. This bowl of noodles is estimated to have been buried about years ago, while the kinds of grain used in this type of noodle had been cultivated in China for at least the last years.

Imperial China. The leaders of one of those states, the Qin, unified China in bc. The Qin set up the first great Chinese empire. In fact, the name China comes from their name. They also began to construct the Great Wall of China. From bc to ad , the Han, Sui, Tang, and Song dynasties ruled China. During that time the Chinese made.   The new Page-Turner blog is a perfect occasion to cite the reasons why we’re having a flush season in the China-book business. The following .

  But there are many other facts about alcohol you may not know. We’ll share 30 of them, and we’ll bust some myths, too. beverage that dates back to 7, to 6, B.C. have been found in China.   Among the top 20 universities in Asia , ten were from the Greater China area. Some argue that China’s higher education expansion leads to increased unemployment of college graduates.


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