Chapter 9 East Asia - Chapter 9 East Asia 1 Pacific Rim is...

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Chapter 9 East Asia 1. Pacific Rim is a far flung group of countries and parts of countries extending clockwise on the map from New Zealand to Chile sharing the following criteria: they face the Pacific Ocean; they evince relatively high levels of economic development, industrialization and urbanization; their imports and exports mainly move across Pacific waters. 2. Confucius was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period. 3. Sinicization is giving a Chinese cultural imprint; Chinese acculturation. 4. Extraterritoriality is the politico geographical concept suggesting that the property of one state lying within the boundaries of another actually forms an extension of the first state. 5. Special Administrative Region (SAR) is the status accorded the former dependencies of Hong Kong and Macau that were taken over by China, respectively from the United Kingdom in 1997 and Portugal in 1999. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEOG 142 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mott Community College.

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