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Unformatted text preview: East Asia – China, Japan, and the Koreas Here it is! People, people, people! The Middle Kingdom Rough past, bright future Major Themes Chinese Core – the East: Beijing and Shanghai Tibet Xinjiang – desert, Muslim, Uighur Mongolia – note, inner Mongolia is in China Jakota Triangle ◦ Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan Regions of the Realm Physiography Warm Cold Dr y Wet Colonial Spheres (Extraterri- toriality) http://youtu.be/cvK-VGPocQU Political Divisions ETHNOLINGUISTIC AREAS Great cultural hearth Continuous civilization for 4000+ years China as center of the world Insular Closed society ◦ Confucianism Chinese Perspective Isolation ◦ Natural Barriers ◦ Distance ◦ Inward looking ◦ Very strong metaethnic frontier ◦ One ocean  Emperors restricted use of the coastline  Today, ocean key for understanding rapid transformation of China CHINA’S RELATIVE LOCATION http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,197 5397,00.html Economic Growth...
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course GEO 102 taught by Professor Jasonking during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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