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Recorded Chinese history dates as far back as 4,000 years. It is considered one of the great ancient civilizations of the world and the only one that still thrives. More »

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China's history began well over 5,000 years ago. Over the course of its history, Chinesw society progressed over five stages: primitive society, slave society, feudal society, semi-feudal society and Socialist society. T... More »

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China is one of the largest nations in the world and has a deep, rich history. Some of the things that make China so popular are its ancient traditions, culture and medicinal practices. China's alternative and traditiona... More »

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The population of China rose from approximately 430 million in 1851 to more than 1.36 billion in 2013, an increase of more than 900 million people in 162 years. The Chinese population began rising steadily in 1600 when t... More »

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The first example of Noritake china that was deemed suitable for export was created in 1914, more than 30 years prior to the occupation of Japan after World War II. By that time, the Noritake company had a worldwide pres... More »

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China lies within both the northern and eastern hemispheres. The country is situated between North Korea and Vietnam. Comprising a total area of 3.7 million square miles, it makes up a large part of eastern Asia. More »

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China is commonly associated with many things including the Great Wall of China, their family planning policy, their population and the concentration of power in the Communist Party of China. More »

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