This Is China: The First 5,000 Years (This World of Ours)

By Haiwang Yuan, Ronald G. Knapp

This Is China comprises, briefly, every little thing we have to learn about 5,000 years of heritage, 30 years of starting, and a destiny that offers to form the twenty first century for we all.

Drawn from the immense assets of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, this concise 120-page booklet is suggested for school room use, curriculum improvement, and scholar review.

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See chinese language civil battle Cixi, 68–69, 70 weather, three, five choice of Characters(Zihui), sixty two Collectivization, 94–95 Communism, nine, 21 japanese eu, 35 Soviet, 35 Communist purple military, eighty one, ninety two. See additionally People’s Liberation military (PLA) Communist celebration. See chinese language Communist occasion (CCP) finished replicate for reduction in Government(Zi zhi tongjian), fifty three complete replicate, Topically Arranged(Tongjian jishi benmo), fifty three techniques, chinese language. See Face; Guanxi; concord; Insider/Outsider; Laojia; Qingke Confucianism, eleven, 12, 14, 25–26, 33, 38, fifty three, sixty four, seventy eight, 111, 112, 119, 123. See additionally Buddhism; Christianity; Daoism Confucius, 12, 25–26, 27 structure of the People’s Republic of China (1982), eleven modern China, 111 demanding situations, xi—xii, 125–126 consumerism and disparity of wealth, 113, 115–116 greater schooling, 116–117 internal lifetime of chinese language, 117–119 velocity of switch, 112–113 Cultivation, 8–9. See additionally Agriculture; plants Cultural Revolution, eleven, 70, 95–103, 104, 119. See additionally Gang of 4 farmers in the course of, 106 first respectable occasion rfile, ninety seven everlasting revolution, ninety six pink shield, 96–99 rehabilitation, ninety four D Daoism, eleven, thirteen, 26, 36, 38, forty six, forty eight, 119. See additionally Buddhism; Christianity; Confucianism Democracy Wall move, 107–108 Deng Xiaoping, ninety five, a hundred, one hundred and one, 103, 104, 105–106, 107, 109, 113, 114. See additionally chinese language Communist celebration (CCP) Dezong, forty six Dharma, 38 Dictionaries. See number of Characters disregarded from Office(Hai Rui ba guan), protest to, 96–97 Dong Zhongshu, 36 Dorgon, sixty four Dream of the crimson Chamber(Honglou meng), sixty six Du Fu, forty eight Dujiangyan irrigation approach, 6, 7 E japanese Han. See Han dynasty japanese Zhou. See Zhou dynasty, jap Zhou and philosophy monetary rules post-Mao Zedong, 104, 105–107. See additionally Deng Ziaoping; 4 Modernizations; economic climate marketplace; particular financial Zones financial polices lower than Mao Zedong, ninety four, ninety six. See additionally Cultural Revolution; nice breakthrough financial system, industry, fifty three, ninety five, 106, 109–110, 116 schooling, 14, fifty nine, seventy nine, ninety three, larger, 116–117 Encyclopedias, fifty three. See additionally Yongle dadian Equal-field method, forty-one, forty five Esteemed Documents(Shangshu), 1 Ethnicities, eleven, one hundred twenty five and language, 13–14 F Face, notion of, 120–122 religion and philosophies, 11–13 Fascism, eighty two Filial piety, 25, 38. See additionally Confucianism Five-Anti crusade, ninety three 5 Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, sixteen, 49–50 Flying Tigers (Feihudui), 87 Foot binding, fifty three, sixty five international Affairs stream, sixty nine Forestland, 6–7 4 Cardinal ideas, 105–106, 109 4 Modernizations, 105–107 France, seventy six, 113 Fubing (garrison soldier) approach, forty-one, forty four G Gang of 4, a hundred, 102, 103, 104, 114 Gaozong, forty three, forty four, fifty two Gaozu (Han Gaozu), 32, forty three, forty six Geography, 1–14 chronological, 14 human, 9–14 actual, 1–8 Germany, seventy six Gini coefficient, a hundred and twenty Golden Lotus, The(Jin ping mei), sixty one Grand Canal, 41–42, fifty eight Grand Secretariat, fifty nine, sixty four nice breakthrough, 94–95, a hundred nice Proletarian Cultural Revolution. See Cultural Revolution nice Wall, 29, sixty three Gross household product (GDP), xi, 106 Gu Kaizhi, 39 Guangxi Zhuang self sustaining sector, ninety eight Guangxu, 68–69 Guangzhou (Canton), forty five Guanxi (relationship), 122–123 Guerrilla conflict, eighty one, 87, ninety.

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