China Profiled: Essential Facts on Society, Business, and Politics in China / Edition 1

China Profiled: Essential Facts on Society, Business, and Politics in China / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 0312227256

ISBN-13: 9780312227258

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Series Header: The SYB FactBook Series This is an exciting new series of books for the general reader from the editor and publishers of one of the world's most respected reference books--The Statesman's Yearbook. The FactBooks present everything you need to know about the places, people, and practices of each country in an easy-to-browse format.

Overview

Series Header: The SYB FactBook Series This is an exciting new series of books for the general reader from the editor and publishers of one of the world's most respected reference books--The Statesman's Yearbook. The FactBooks present everything you need to know about the places, people, and practices of each country in an easy-to-browse format. Complete with key city maps, useful addresses and web sites, these first four country profiles are ideal for the traveler, business person, student, or anyone with an interest in learning about a given country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312227258
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
SYB FactBook Series
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Territory and Population2
Time Zone Information7
Regions7
Anhui Province7
Beijing Municipality8
Fujian Province8
Gansu Province9
Guangdong Province10
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region11
Guizhou Province11
Hainan Province12
Hebei Province13
Heilongjiang Province13
Henan Province14
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region15
Hubei Province15
Hunan Province16
Jiangsu Province16
Jiangxi Province17
Jilin Province18
Liaoning Province18
Nei Mongol Autonomous Region (Inner Mongolia)19
Qinghai Province19
Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region20
Shaanxi Province21
Shandong Province21
Shanghai Municipality22
Shanxi Province22
Sichuan Province23
Taiwan Province24
Tianjin Municipality24
Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region25
Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region26
Yunnan Province27
Zhejiang Province28
Key Historical Events28
Chronology46
Xia and Shang Dynasties46
Zhou Dynasty46
Qin Dynasty47
Han Dynasty47
The Three Kingdoms47
Sui Dynasty48
The Tang Dynasty48
The Five Dynasties and the Ten Kingdoms Period48
The Song Dynasty49
The Yuan Dynasty (Mongol Invaders)49
The Ming Dynasty49
The Qing Dynasty50
The Republic50
The People's Republic51
The Cultural Revolution51
Cultural Briefing53
Calligraphy53
Painting53
Theatre54
Literature55
Cinema57
Ceramics58
Architecture59
Temple Architecture59
Selected Historical and Political Biographies60
Dr Sun Yatsen60
Mao Zedong61
Deng Xiaoping61
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet62
Mei Lan-Fang62
Major Cities63
Beijing (Peking)63
Shanghai68
Guangzhou (Canton)73
Temple of the Six Banyan Trees75
Octagonal Flower Pagoda75
Sacred Heart Church76
Mausoleum of the 72 Martyrs & Memorial of Yellow Flowers76
Memorial Garden to the Martyrs76
Hong Kong76
Victoria Peak80
University Museum & Art Gallery80
Sam Tung Uk Museum80
Man Mo Temple81
Zoological & Botanic Gardens81
Taipei (Taiwan)81
National Palace Museum84
Chung Cheng (Chiang Kaishek) Memorial Hall84
Jiang Zemin87
Zhu Rongji88
Wu Yi89
Xiao Yang89
Han Zhubin89
Li Peng90
Hu Jiantao90
Hong Kong135
Macao153
Taiwan162

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