People in China..

by Ellen Thorbecke

Publisher: Harrap in London

Written in English
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  The Chinese public has staged what amounts to an online revolt after the death of a doctor, Li Wenliang, who tried to warn of a mysterious virus that has since killed hundreds of people in China.   For instance, colors can have very specific meanings for the Chinese people; red, for instance, is associated with good fortune. While white symbolizes purity, it .   Many Chinese are nominally Buddhist and/or Taoist but don't practice regularly. People who self-identify as Buddhist total about 50 percent, overlapping with the 30 percent who are Taoist. Fourteen percent are atheists, four percent Christians, percent Muslims, and tiny percentages are Hindu, Bon, or Falun Gong adherents.   The Chinese education system is the largest state-run education system in the world. Popularity of reading extracurricular books among junior high school students in China Where Do People.

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