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By Qian Zheng

China’s Ethnic teams and Religions offers a historic heritage at the ethnic teams of China. The booklet explains how the principal executive categorizes ethnic teams and minorities. in addition, the booklet explains how the granting of self sufficient governing prestige to definite ethnic teams in China is finished with the only real objective of attaining nationwide solidarity. subsequent, the writer discusses the cultural and social practices of ethnic minorities, and the government’s attempt to guard and advertise their cultures, in addition to executive measures to enhance the industrial healthiness of all ethnic teams. It then concludes with a common description at the a variety of significant religions practiced in China.

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One of the 12 fantastically illustrated convenient books approximately China
For your details (FYI) bins supplying readers with fascinating actual info on convinced themes which inspires them to discover the subjects further
Offers simple, very important, and up-to-date information regarding China’s ethnic teams and religions

Contents
1. Nationality or Ethnic team?
2. range in a Unified chinese language kingdom.
3. an summary of China’s Ethnic Minorities Populations.
4. rules of neighborhood Ethnic Autonomy in China.
5. defense and improvement of China’s Ethnic Minority tradition.
6. Economies of Ethnic Minorities in China.
7. spiritual ideals of the chinese language humans.

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65). 06% of the total population of ethnic minorities in 1953. Chapter 3 An Overview of China’s Ethnic Minority Populations 37 This picture shows herdsmen from the Mongol minority. A More Flexible Family Planning Policy (1982–present) Population policies toward ethnic minorities in this period were made based on the fact that the populations of ethnic minorities were growing too fast that also brought about a series of challenges. In some regions, the overpopulation of ethnic minorities has hindered economic development.

The CPC had a deeper understanding of ethnic problems during the Long March from 1934 to 1936. Out of the 25,000 li (one li is equivalent to half a kilometer) covered by the Chinese Red Army, a considerable portion of the distance was 52 CHINA’S ETHNIC GROUPS AND RELIGIONS located in ethnic minority regions. According to official statistics, 13 ethnic minorities were scattered around the places that the Chinese Red Army passed—the Miao, Yao, Zhuang, Dong, Bouyei, Tujia, Bai, Naxi, Yi, Qiang, Hui, Tibetan, and Yugur minorities.

During the first half of the twentieth century, the populations of some ethnic minorities plummeted deeply. According to official statistics, up till 1951, when serfdom was still in place in Tibet, the death rate was as high as 28 per 1,000 people and the infant mortality rate was as high as 430 per 1,000 people—that is to say, nearly half of every 1,000 infants died at birth, or shortly thereafter. The Oroqen minority is an ethnic group living in northeastern China. Reportedly, her population in 1917 was around 4,000 people, about 3,000 in 1938, and declined to 2,256 by 1953.

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