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The northern Vietnamese, who had originally been organized in self-contained
kingdoms without any concept of royal divinity, owing an intermittent
administrative allegiance only to the distant Chinese emperor, found this
ultimately suitable as ...
Malaria was eliminated by 1965. Cultural life and institutions. Chinese culture is
predominant. Fine arts, surviving national folk traditions, and popular culture
include Chinese painting, and Chinese music. Popular musical instruments
Any new idea or discovery in China was phrased as "what the old masters really
meant. ... Some progress over the ages (for example, in alchemy) can be seen,
but the Taoist contribution to Chinese science might be smaller than it has been ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review