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The First Phase of Fort Building

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the first phase of fort building in Macau during the seventeenth century. The methods of construction followed the indigenous practice of Southern China and the main building ... More


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, the First Pandemic of the Twenty-First Century; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome; and the 2019–2020 Outbreak of 2019-nCoV

Michael B. A. Oldstone

in Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190056780
eISBN:
9780197523292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056780.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter assesses Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which represented the first new viral pandemic of the 21st century. Beginning mysteriously in Southern China during November of 2002, ... More


Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Ping Wang and Nicholas Morrow Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

From ancient times southern identity has been prominent in Chinese literature, beginning with the poetry of Qu Yuan in the Warring States era. During the medieval period (roughly the first millennium ... More


Overall Promotion of Reform: A New Phase

Wu Jinglian, Ma Guochuan, Xiaofeng Hua, and Nancy Hearst

in Whither China?: Restarting the Reform Agenda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190223151
eISBN:
9780190223182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223151.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The negative economic phenomena following the turbulence of 1989 were not caused by mistakes in the direction of the reforms. Rather, the problems can be attributed to the lack of a firm resolve to ... More


Mobile Networks: Migrant Workers in Southern China

Pui-lam Law and Yinni Peng

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the importance of mobile networks for migrant workers in Southern China, empowering them to have to a social life, and providing them the opportunity to maintain contact with ... More


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