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Buddhism and Hinduism
China alternated between trade and isolation.
The Industrial Revolution ended Chinese isolation.
Europe forced China into a trade relationship.
The region of eastern and southern Asia was separate from Europe for most of history, and developed its own distinct civilizations and ethnic groups. Being far from western Asia, they were never subjugated by the developing Mediterranean empires.
Over 10 million people died of starvation.
It pushed China's progress back many years.
Village steel manufacturing produced only scrap metal.
S.India + Sri L.
Taiwan (Island of Formosa) is the most commonly cited claim of the People's Republic of China that is not in their control. Other regions that the People's Republic of China claims are: Aksai Chin and parts of Jammu/Kashmir, Arunchal Pradesh, several archipelagos in the Gulf of Tonkin, the smaller islands controlled by Taiwan, and the Sengaku Islands (called by the Chinese the Diaoyu Islands).
more expensive, more diverse, bigger markets
The Ganges River flows through India, while the Indus River flows through Pakistan
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Monsoons are systems of heavy rains that occur primarily in southeast Asia each year.
Rivers and coasts
It is slowly growing, mostly due to immigration
the middle path
Japan is a constitutional monarchy, while China is a Communist state.
Japan does not place restrictions on religion and reproduction like Chine does.
Japan enacted strict trade policies that helped its manufacturers but that led to a huge real estate bubble.
It’s has a long history of conquest and political division.