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History: What if Chinese explorers had discovered the New World in 1441 -- 50 years before Columbus?

History: What if Chinese explorers had discovered the New World in 1441 -- 50 years before Columbus? | Chinese History | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 2): If Zheng He had made it to America, it wouldn't have changed much. The European nations would still have been the ones to colonise and develop the Americas not the Chinese.
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We know uncharted oceans and European pepple got great achievement in that age. However, China was a maritime power in 15th centry.This passage introduced the GreatNavigation Epoch of Chinese in 15th centry.

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China Model in Two Different Cities · Global Voices

China Model in Two Different Cities · Global Voices | Chinese History | Scoop.it
Global Voices is an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world.
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Stop Talking About Yourself

Stop Talking About Yourself | Chinese History | Scoop.it

Great analysis shared by Brian Solis. If you extend that to companies, it makes sense too. Curating content meaningful to your audience is a better way to communicate than self-promoting your products, isn't it?


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Shaolin Monks Ancient Chinese Weapons,History of Karate Different ...

Shaolin Monks Ancient Chinese Weapons,History of Karate Different Kung Fu Styles_Different Martial Art Styles. In the world of self defense and martial arts training, most people end up beinglieve that 1 method – one approair-conh or ...
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China restores ancient Tibet ruins

China restores ancient Tibet ruins | Chinese History | Scoop.it
The Chinese government is investing $8.9m to restore and preserve the ancient Guge Kingdom ruins in Tibet.
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China: Taxi Drivers and Railway Workers on Strike · Global Voices

China: Taxi Drivers and Railway Workers on Strike · Global Voices | Chinese History | Scoop.it
A new wave of strikes are taking place in China. This time it is not among rural migrant workers working in sweatshops, but among drivers and employees in the urban public transportation sector.
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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History - China History Books

For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History - China History Books | Chinese History | Scoop.it

Looks like an interesting book.  For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History - Price: 15.00, compare prices, great offers,Condition: NEW, price comparison, discount prices,Store: Penguin (Non-Classics), popluar brands.

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Anti-China Protest Again Staged in Vietnamese Capital - Voice of America (blog)

swissinfo.chAnti-China Protest Again Staged in Vietnamese CapitalVoice of America (blog)At least 100 people protested Sunday in the Vietnamese capital against Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea — the latest in a string of anti-China...
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China Economists See Big Risks From US Downgrade

China Economists See Big Risks From US Downgrade | Chinese History | Scoop.it
Chinese economists said the U.S. credit rating downgrade by Standard & Poor's poses great risk to financial markets and expect it to prompt China, the world's biggest holder of U.S.
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China: The coming of age of Political Confucianism? · Global Voices

China: The coming of age of Political Confucianism? · Global Voices | Chinese History | Scoop.it
The unveiling of the Confucius statue in Tiananmen Square last month has renewed the debate about Political Confucianism as the state ideology of China.
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Billioud on the “Confucian Revival”

Billioud on the “Confucian Revival” | Chinese History | Scoop.it
Several of us have written a bit on the blog about manifestations of the "Confucian revival" underway in China. I want to call readers' attention to an excellent recent article by Sébastien Billio...
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Concessions show influence of China's middle class

Concessions show influence of China's middle class | Chinese History | Scoop.it
While no firm date for the move was given, the concession marked a rare about-face for the authoritarian government and underscored the power of the rising middle class, who enjoy relative wealth and high education levels and are fond of...
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Thousands riot in southwest China town: reports

Thousands riot in southwest China town: reports | Chinese History | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - Thousands of residents of a town in southwest China took to the streets Thursday, smashing police vehicles in the latest protest by citizens angered by the rough handling of local officials, (RT @ReutersChina Thousands riot in ...
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China’s Ethnic Tremors - Brahma Chellaney - Project Syndicate

China’s Ethnic Tremors - Brahma Chellaney - Project Syndicate | Chinese History | Scoop.it
An increasing number of Uighurs, Tibetans, and Mongolians in China are choosing to stand up to the Han Chinese authorities' decades-old policy of ethnic and economic colonization.
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Letter from China: Chinese Artists Drawn to Berlin, a Haven That Reveres History

Letter from China: Chinese Artists Drawn to Berlin, a Haven That Reveres History (New York Times) http://dlvr.it/ff4z0 #TEAMFOLLOWBACK...
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Chinese Military Arts: A History

Chinese Military Arts: A History | Chinese History | Scoop.it
Chinese Fighting Arts: A History. The original Chinese fighting arts were created many years ago, and the exact origin of the martial arts has changed significantly.
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South Korea Accuses Kim Jong-il's Government of Major MMO Hacking | GamePolitics

South Korea Accuses Kim Jong-il's Government of Major MMO Hacking | GamePolitics | Chinese History | Scoop.it
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When student engagement meets consumerism: a confused debate

When student engagement meets consumerism: a confused debate | Chinese History | Scoop.it
The current debate about student consumerism is simplistic and not what will drive student unions or universities in the future, says Gwen van der Velden...

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The Post-Western World - Forbes (blog)

The Post-Western World - Forbes (blog) | Chinese History | Scoop.it
Washington TimesThe Post-Western WorldForbes (blog)The post-Western world is coming faster than we think. For the first time in its history, the US lost its coveted AAA credit rating status on Aug. 5.
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Eastern China braces for Typhoon Muifa - The Nation, Pakistan

Eastern China braces for Typhoon Muifa - The Nation, Pakistan | Chinese History | Scoop.it
The HinduEastern China braces for Typhoon MuifaThe Nation, PakistanSHANGHAI (AFP) - Eastern China on Sunday braced for the arrival of Typhoon Muifa, with thousands of boats ordered to stay in ports after the storm left one person missing further...
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Testing, the Chinese Way

Testing, the Chinese Way | Chinese History | Scoop.it
American education’s “no test” philosophy for young children has come under assault as government programs strongly promote the practice, which is widespread in Asia.
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Bubble Watch: Is China Next?



Last month, China hit another major milestone. It passed Japan and became the second largest economy in the world, leaving only the US in its way.
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