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Deng Xiaoping: The Man who Made Modern China

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Take, for instance, the relation between a Chinese employer and his Filipino employee. Health clubs are now available in many of the better hotels, including such facilities as indoor swimming pools, tennis and squash courts, a range of aerobics equipment and weight machines, and sauna, steambath, and locker facilities. The notion that modernity would result in smooth transition from gemeinschaf (community) to gessellschaft (association), with gradual dissolution of ethnic affiliations, simply did not work.

Year of Fire Dragons: An American Woman's Story of Coming of

Shannon Young

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Deng did away with many of the large-scale communes. The country is not a party to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Nonetheless, when compared with the 2006 Census, the Atlantic provinces also experienced a slight increase in their shares of newcomers. S.: Students will begin to understand who Arab Americans are, where they come from, and the cultural diversity and complexity of what it means to be Arab American. Is it a poor cousin to the stand-alone home?

From Rednecks to Red China

Anne Depaulis

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Jiaozi (饺子), which Chinese translate as "dumplings", boiled, steamed or fried ravioli-like items with a variety of fillings. Some of these tribal tattoos resembled moustaches. This contentious issue has fuelled most of the recent ethnic conflicts in the country. The marches, involving a total of a few hundred participants, occurred without incident. Liu's cell phone and bank card were taken, and she was dropped off in Ci County, outside Handan, Hebei Province.

Finding Samuel Lowe: China, Jamaica, Harlem

Paula Williams Madison

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Top Vietnamese leaders came to China in 1991, normalizing relations between the two countries after a gap of 11 years. China has already achieved relatively high per-acre yields, but only about 10 percent of China's land is arable and is frequently ravaged by droughts and floods. The Chinese have their own supplies, but some women may prefer to use their own hair spray, conditioners, coloring, shampoo, and equipment such as rollers. They sometimes help you bargain and show you around.

The Chinese Kitchen Garden: Growing Techniques and Family

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Article 57 In accordance with the economic conditions and needs of the autonomous areas, the state comprehensively uses currency and capital markets to give extra financial assistance to the autonomous areas. Sa Huynh relics have been found as far away as Taiwan, the Philippines, and Malaysia, indicating that the people sailed, traded, and settled around what was then the Champa Sea. It is important to note that China, like many places in the world, faces challenges about how to reconcile national borders with ethnic ones.

The Foremost Good Fortune

Susan Conley

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When staying for more than a few days it is also usually possible to negotiate a lower daily rate. They were second generation individuals who were born in Canada to at least one immigrant parent. He was faced with the great challenge of updating a decrepit and wasteful government system and responding to demands for increased freedom while maintaining order. This bas-relief sculpture is one of many in the temple city of My Son, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Vietnam.

A Modern China and a New World: K'Ang Yu-Wei, Reformer and

Gongquan Xiao

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Ethnic conflicts are almost twice as likely to break out as fights over governmental control and four times more likely than interstate wars.6 Ethnic conflicts are the most prevalent form of armed conflict and are unlikely to abate in the short or long term. Rates of vehicular homicide, homicide, and suicide that are attributable to alcohol are higher among Native Americans than the general population (Milbrodt, 2002). Under emperor Shen Tsung, provincial money taxes are substituted for labor obligation to reduce peas-ant's dependence on moneylenders.

DRAGON HEARTS: Love in China

Carol Ann Nix

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After a baby is one year old, the Chinese only celebrate birthdays every ten years, starting with the tenth birthday. Some Hong Kong agencies illegally confiscated passports, employment contracts, and ATM cards of domestic workers and withheld them until their debt had been repaid. Redefining ethnic identity in Indonesia 179 Typical of the outer islands, there was a delay in the impact of the regional and national economic crisis affecting Jakarta, which began to be felt in Mataram from November 1998.

Home is a Roof Over a Pig: An American Family's Journey in

Aminta Arrington

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The risks are similar. ‘The danger of reading modern concerns about ethnicity into an eighteenth and nineteenth century context troubles me’, Anthony Milner writes.54 Historians must do better than colonial census-takers and not attribute to ethnicity a status and a character it did not have. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Alan Walker, Franz Liszt, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1989/1993, 1, pp. 378–81. It is common to see Chinese competing sweatily to pay the bill.

The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China

David Eimer

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Rumbaut, Immigrant America: A Portrait. 2nd ed. On 28 July 1976, a tremor measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale struck the city of Tangshan (145 km/90 mi east of Beijing), causing widespread devastation and the deaths of over 650,000 people. The plan also emphasized better distribution of the country's development momentum. That changed during the 1998 Asian financial crisis, when mobs took to the streets and attacked ethnic Chinese they blamed for the economic downturn. At the convention, Marcano worked on his stories about diversity in the Latino delegation–Mexicans, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans–from New Jersey. “As part of the Hispanic press, having an opportunity to cover the Democratic National Convention, we have been able to cover the issues that most affect our community at a national level,” he said.