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8/17/2009 1 A Brief History of China 1 2
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8/17/2009 2 Facts and Figures • Population: 1.3 billion • Capital city: Beijing Capital city: Beijing • Currency: Yuan (RMB) • Languages: Mandarin ( Putonghua), Yue ( Cantonese ), Wu ( Shanghaiese ), Minbei ( Fuzhou ), Minnan, Xiang, Gan and Hakka dialects • Religions: Officially atheist, with small groups of Taoists, Buddhists, Muslims, and Christians 3 Facts and Figures • Land divisions: 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities, and 2 special administrative regions (Hong Kong and Macau) •Ta iwan Numerous ethnic groups and dialects • Numerous ethnic groups and dialects
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8/17/2009 3 5 Major Contributions • Agriculture Arts • Arts • Religion • Philosophy • Silk • Jade sculpture • Chinese porcelain • Book printing • Gunpowder 6
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8/17/2009 8 15 Overview of History of China • The Ancient Dynasties • The Imperial Era • Emergence of Modern China • Republican China • People's Republic of China 16
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8/17/2009 9 Ancient Dynasties
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