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There are some indications that Vietnam was involved in the early sea trade
between India, Southeast Asia, and China and that Buddhism reached the
country around the beginning of the 1st millennium ad, brought by missionaries
During the 5th and 6th centuries ad Buddhist schools from India became
established, and new, specifically Chinese schools began to form. Buddhism was
becoming a powerful intellectual force in China, monastic establishments were ...
THE PEOPLE Canton is one of the most densely inhabited areas in China; most
of its residents live in the central district of the city. The people, called Cantonese,
speak a dialect of Chinese that is distinctively different from Mandarin.
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