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12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
July 31, 2017
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
While China can be conceptualized as 12 distinct regions, that doesn't mean the country is going to split apart.
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
12 Regions of China: The Southwest
July 29, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Southwest
This area is home to most of China’s 55 ethnic minorities and some of its most spectacular landscapes.
12 Regions of China: The Southwest
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
July 29, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
The “roof of the world” spans not only the Tibetan Autonomous Region but parts of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Yunnan.
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
12 Regions of China: Xinjiang
July 29, 2017
12 Regions of China: Xinjiang
China's 'new frontier' is home to the largely Muslim Uyghur ethnic group.
12 Regions of China: Xinjiang
12 Regions of China: The Periphery
July 24, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Periphery
Exploring the historical Chinese frontier.
12 Regions of China: The Periphery
12 Regions of China: The Central South
July 21, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Central South
The original frontier for Han expansions remains a strategic pivot point today.
12 Regions of China: The Central South
12 Regions of China: The Sichuan Basin
July 20, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Sichuan Basin
China's agricultural powerhouse is now also an aerospace and defense hub.
12 Regions of China: The Sichuan Basin
12 Regions of China: The Loess Plateau
July 19, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Loess Plateau
The birthplace of Chinese civilization, today the loess plateau is relatively poor.
12 Regions of China: The Loess Plateau
12 Regions of China: The North China Plain
July 18, 2017
12 Regions of China: The North China Plain
The heartland of ancient China is fittingly home to the modern-day capital.
12 Regions of China: The North China Plain
The 12 Regions of China: Past and Present
July 17, 2017
The 12 Regions of China: Past and Present
Rather than viewing China as a monolith, the country can be understood as 12 distinct regions.
The 12 Regions of China: Past and Present
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