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China, the surprising country.

Myra Roper

China, the surprising country.

by Myra Roper

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- China,
  • China -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [283]-284.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination292 p.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576103M
    LC Control Number66017422
    OCLC/WorldCa411711

      This is the SupChina Book List, books about China across all genres — fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and everything in between — ranked from to 1. We sourced broadly, in an attempt to create a unique, inclusive list that has something for everyone, neither catering to a specific taste nor pandering to any preconceived idea of what such a list should look like.   (Two books, October Surprise by Gary Sick, a senior national security adviser to Carter, and Trick or Treason by investigative journalist Bob Parry delved into the possibility that candidate Reagan, former CIA Director Bill Casey, and others had engaged in .

      Amazing China is a minute documentary that presents the nation's achievements over the past five years since Xi Jinping assumed office. Released on March 2, the film has won neither critical nor popular support — though officials appear to love it. While the English name of the film is rather straightforward, the Chinese title — 厉害了, 我的国 (roughly translated to “Bravo, my. For a country of its massive size and varied geography, however, it's surprising how relatively few people outside China appreciate the extent of the country's other destinations, many of them.

    China Country Notebook. touching skies in France include automotive, Biotechnology, Software and Multimedia, telecommunications, Research and Development, Logistics and Computer Hardware & Peripherals. However, one key area where France really stands out from any other country in the entire world is the nuclear industry. France is the market leader in generation of electricity through nuclear. Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Octo | REUTERS/Aly Song Authorities in China replaced a cross in the home of an elderly Christian man with an image of Xi Jinping and ordered him to pray to the country’s president instead of God as part of .


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