China's Geography Globalization and the Dynamics of Political, Economic, and Social Change

ISBN-10: 0742567834
ISBN-13: 9780742567832
Edition: 2nd 2011
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List price: $44.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

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Acknowledgments
China's Path and Progress
China's Natural Environments
Ancient Roots and Binding Traditions
The Political Geography of Emerging China
Population and Human Resources
The Production and Consumption of Culture in Postsocialist China Christopher J. Smith
A Preface to China's Changing Economic Geography
Agriculture: From Antiquity to Revolution to Reform
China's Industry, Energy, Trade, and Transportation in a Global Context
Urban Development in Contemporary China Youqin Huang
Hong Kong before and after the Return Christopher J. Smith
Macau (Macao)
Taiwan: Enduring East Asian �Economic Miracle�
Index
About the Authors

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