Fandom

Scratchpad

Geog597.01:East Asia Outline

215,640pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Discuss this page0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

East Asia

General Urban Characteristics

Historical Urban Development in China

-Culture Hearth (2000 BCE)

-Traditional (Pre-industrial) Chinese City

-Colonial Cities

    • Opium Wars
    • Treaty Ports

-Turmoil (1911-1949)

    • Qing dynasty falls in 1911
    • Nationalist government comes to power

-leaders:

    • Sun Yat-Sen
    • Chiang Kai-shek


  • Communists eventually organize as a competing party

--leader: Mao Zedong

  • War with Japan (1937-1945)
  • Civil War between Nationalists and Communists resumes (1945-1949)

-1949

  • Communists gain control under Mao (PRC is established)
  • Chaing Kai-shek and followers flee to Taiwan (ROC is est'd)

Maoist Era (1949-1976)

  • Great Leap Forward (1957-1960)
  • Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)

Post-Mao Era (1976-present)

  • popular control (one-child policy)
  • freer migration policy
  • economic "open door" policy

-Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

  • Special Administrative Regions (SARs)

-former colonies

  • Hong Kong (came under Chinese control in 1997)
  • Macau (came under Chinese control in 1999)

Also on Fandom

Random wikia