Red Sorrow: A Memoir

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Chua’s thesis that inequities in wealth distribution among ethnic communities in a country contribute to the rise of communal conflict is not original. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds meetings in the homes of members. The file records the efforts of various organisations and individuals who supported Poon Gooey, including petitions from the residents of Geelong, Horsham, Adelaide and from Chinese residents of Brisbane.

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Fragile Edge: A Personal Portrait of Loss on Everest

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As a matter of fact, I thought the boards were kind of easy and I attribute that to your web site. See Edmund Terence Gomez and Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, eds, Chinese Business in Southeast Asia: Contesting Cultural Explanations, Understanding Entrepreneurship, Richmond: Curzon, 2001; Benton and Gomez, 2001. For more information on Provinces and Territories, please refer to the NHS Focus on Geography Series, Catalogue no. 99-010-X2011005. He was the founding president of the Pacific-Basin Financial Management Society, an academic association created to promote academic research on the region's financial and capital markets.

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Emperor Can Wait: Memories and Recipes from Taiwan

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From the age of seven, girls had their feet wrapped tightly, stunting their growth and virtually crippling them in the name of beauty. Harsh class struggle, repeated political campaigns and mass social mobilization were pursued on daily basis to achieve complete socialist transformation. 49 The ruthless assimilative policy had dramatic effects on national minorities as well as their relations with the Chinese government and the Han Chinese. Children born in Hong Kong to non-Chinese parents, at least one of whom is a permanent resident, acquire permanent residence and qualify to apply for naturalization as PRC citizens.

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The Concubine's Children: The Story of a Chinese Family

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The largest American Indian tribe is the Cherokee with 284,000 full-blooded individuals. Asian Americans have varying degrees of attachment to relatives in their home countries—likely reflecting differences in the timing and circumstances of their immigration. Local elites attempted ‘to create the centre within their boundaries in decentralised Indonesia where new power dynamics have to be negotiated’.31 In the postSuharto era, the prohibited subjects commonly referred to by the acronym SARA (ethnicity, religion, race and social relations) were no longer considered a sensitive issue, and ethnicity could now be discussed in the public domain.

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Tipped Over Nest

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Thus, quantitatively trying to measure any increase or decrease would have to take into consideration those past patterns of inter-ethnic relations in Tibet and Xinjiang. By the time they got married, their families approved. Couples and individuals had the right to decide the number, spacing, and timing of their children and had the information and means to do so free from discrimination or coercion. It also satisfies the need for sentimental attachments to the ethnic culture.

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Only for Jesus: Memorials of the Late William M. Macgregor,

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Real GDP growth registered 8% in 2000 and dipped to 7.3% in 2001. They may be modern phenomena that can be traced back for only decades as opposed to centuries. Mandarin Chinese is the official language. Milton Gordon, Assimilation in American Life: The Role of Race, Religion and National Origins, New York: Oxford University Press, 1964, p. 53. The Population Projections Program produces projections of the United States resident population by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.

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Chinese Encounters

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The NPC elects a standing committee as its permanent working organ between sessions. These numerous ethnic groups share China's vast lands but at the same time many live in their individual communities. But the concept of Han nationality (Han minzu) is an entirely modern phenomenon that arose with the shift from the Chinese empire to the modern nation-state (Duara 1995: 47).� In the early part of this century, Chinese reformers had been concerned that the Chinese people lacked a sense of nationhood, unlike Westerners and even China's other peoples such as Tibetans and Manchus.

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The China Martyrs of 1900: A Complete Roll of the Christian

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Inland cities, especially along the Russian, Mongolian, and North Korean borders were targeted for development as export-oriented special economic zones in addition to coastal areas. About 974,900 foreign-born people lived in Quebec, 14.4% of all foreign-born in Canada, while 644,100, or 9.5%, lived in Alberta. China continues to lose arable land because of erosion and economic development. Coastal cities, especially in the southeast, have benefited greatly from China's increasingly open trade policies.

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Voyage to Siam Performed by Six Jesuits... (Itineraria

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More significantly, while the Spaniards separated the Chinese physically by enclosing them within the Parian enclave, the Americans perpetuated a psychological divide by allowing a separate existence for the Chinese and intensifying the mobilisation of the Chinese community’s own institutions such as the schools, press and associations. Taoism, unlike Confucianism, rejects rank and class. Women in the political hierarchy have included Song Qingling (Soong Ch'ingling, 1892–1981), Sun Zhongshan's wife, and Jiang Qing (Chiang Ch'ing, 1913–91), Mao's fourth wife, who emerged as a radical leader during the Cultural Revolution.

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Days of Sorrow, Times of Joy: The Story of a Victorian

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The first is Russia, where there was a discourse between “Slavophiles” and “Westernisers” from the 1840s to the 1870s (and again today). The National People's Congress is the legislature of China and serves annual sessions with 5-year terms. The above issues have figured prominently in the country’s political discourse. They may be modern phenomena that can be traced back for only decades as opposed to centuries. Chinese currency (yuan) may not be brought into or taken out of China.

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