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8/17/2009 1 A Brief History of China 1 2 Facts and Figures • Population: 1.3 billion • Capital city: Beijing • Currency: Yuan (RMB) • Languages Mandarin Putonghua) Yue 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) Kong and Macau) •Ta iwan • Numerous ethnic groups and dialects
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8/17/2009 2 5 Major Contributions • Agriculture •A r t s • Religion • Philosophy Philosophy • Silk • Jade sculpture • Chinese porcelain • Book printing • Gunpowder
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8/17/2009 3 9 10 11 12
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8/17/2009 4 13 14 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 5 Ancient Dynasties
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course HM 321 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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