Sunday, March 22, 2009

China: force majeure

China map
Originally uploaded by trudeau
China unit overview . . .

a) Qin Shi Huang Di, the first emperor.
b) Cradles of civilization: the valleys of the Yellow and Yangtze rivers
c) Silk, gunpowder and printing: early Chinese tech
d) Shanghai, extraordinary port
e) Mao Zedong and the Communist revolution
f) Taiwan and Hong Kong
g) "Not One Less," a movie of modern China

force majeure (French):
1. Superior or overpowering force.
2. An unexpected or uncontrollable event.

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