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Unformatted text preview: -wanted to preserve traditional ways of life-many different rulers-did not want to promote rapid economic development Chinese focused primarily on the production of agriculture. Chinese merchants did not establish relationships with the government like Europeans did. China wanted to preserve the way of traditional life. Europe was industrialized earlier than other regions. They had resources that allowed them to technologically advance. China had many rulers with different ideas not allowing for steady progress. The Chinese also focus primarily on theologies and scholastics....
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- Spring '07