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Changing China: A Geographic Appraisal

Changing China: A Geographic Appraisal (Paperback)

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Changing China: A Geographic Appraisal provides an up-to-date and detailed account of the giant country that is undergoing an unparalleled and historic transition from a centralized command economy to a market-based economy, and from a rural, agricultural society to an urban, industrial power. Contributions from a distinguished team of geographers both inside and outside of China are divided into three parts that assess, respectively, economic changes since the reform of 1978, recent social transformations, and changes along China's peripheries including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Xin-jiang, and inner Mongolia. An introductory chapter provides an overview of major themes. Includes a chronology of major events in Chinese history and a glossary of Chinese terms.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesDevelopment studiesScience & MathematicsGeographyHuman geographyPolitical geographyTravel & Maps Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 13/02/1999 ISBN-13: 9780813334745  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Chiao-min Hsieh is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been awarded the Fulbright Research Professorship three times and has been a Senior Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Max Lu is Associate Professor of Geography at Kansas State University. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His research concerns population, regional development and the interface between population, resources, environment and development. Chiao-min Hsieh is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been awarded the Fulbright Research Professorship three times and has been a Senior Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Max Lu is Associate Professor of Geography at Kansas State University. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His research concerns population, regional development and the interface between population, resources, environment and development.

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