The Territories of the People's Republic of China: 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Territories of the People's Republic of China

2nd Edition


272 pages

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Hardback: 9781857433951
pub: 2006-09-14
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A complete guide to the People's Republic of China.

This indispensable survey contains over 250 pages of well-researched, up-to-date, impartial data on the economy, geography and political situation to provide a complete picture of the area.

An introductory section contains invaluable background material on the country as a whole, including:

* detailed essays on Economic Regionalism in the People's Republic of China and Governing China: Unity, Control, Decentralization and Global Integration

* a chronology of the country, from the period of the Zhou dynasty to the official campaign to impose stricter controls on the internet

* statistics of major demographic and economic indicators

* details of the national government.

Individual chapters on each of the provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities include:

* a map of the area, with geographical and historical information

* an economic survey presenting the latest available statistics on gross regional product, transport, agriculture, mining, industry, trade, foreign investment and employment

* a directory of the names and addresses of leading administrative and political officials.

The book has a full index, which includes a listing of alternative names for regions and capital cities.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / China
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography