2 edition of Talks on Chinese history found in the catalog.
Talks on Chinese history
John Francis De Francis
by Institute of Far Eastern Languages, Yale University in New Haven
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PL3217 D4|
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|Number of Pages||156|
After trade talks break down, the Trump administration raises tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on $ billion worth of Chinese goods. China retaliates by announcing plans to increase tariffs on $ The book tells individual stories that, together, offer an excellent window on China from to Strangely, there is no good English-language biography of Deng Xiaoping. In its stead, I enjoyed the latter parts of Jonathan Fenby’s “The Penguin History of Modern China.”.
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Chinese and world history in junior high have been compressed into two years from three, while the single year in senior high devoted to history. In Chinese history, there are four great inventions (四大發明, sì dà fā míng): the compass (指南针, zhǐnánzhēn), gunpowder (火药, huǒyào), paper (造纸术, zào zhǐ shù), and printing technology (活字印刷术, huózì yìnshuā shù).Since ancient times, there have been dozens of other noteworthy inventions that have made people’s lives easier around the : Lauren Mack.TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity, with subtitles in + languages.
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