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communism

belief on the writings of karl marx. concept that promoted the overthrow of capitalism

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china proper

relates to the eastern half of china where the han Chinese live. the dominant ethnic group1

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capitalism

economic system based on private property and the market exchange of goods and services

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pollution exporting

the process of exporting industrial pollution and other waste material to other countries

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regulatory lakes

lakes that take on waters from floods and supply to rivers during dry periods

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sediment load

amount of sand, silt, and clay carried by a river

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anthropogenic landscape

landscapes heavily transformed by humans

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central place theory

theory that explains distribution of cities. walter christaller

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superconurbation

large urban that agglomeration results in two or more formally natural areas

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mandarins

chinese. member of the high level bureaucracy of imperial china before 1911

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geomancy

chinese and korean practice of designing and locating buildings in areas with harmony

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marxism

ideas of communism

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autonomous region

region in china given political and cultural anatomy due to the fact that they are inhabited by minorities

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spheres of influence

spacial region over which organization has a level of cultural, economic, or political exclusitivity acomidating

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ideographic writing

writing system in which each symbol doesnt represents not a sound but a concept

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diaspora

scattering of a particular group of people over a large geographic area

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shoegunate

japanese. military regime of japan

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laissez faire

economic system in which the state has minimal involvement. leave us alone.

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SEZ

special econ zone. small districts in china open to capitalism
no agriculture

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rust belt

decline in factories

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confucianism

philosophical system of confucious. 6th century