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  Wikipedia: List of Chinese ethnic groups
Chinese nationalities theory is heavily influenced by that of the Soviet Union.
Official policy is against assimilation and maintains that each ethnic group should have the right to develop its own culture and language.
Other groups such as the Zhuang, Hui Chinese, and ethnic Koreans are well integrated into the national community.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/l/li/list_of_chinese_ethnic_groups.html   (320 words)

  
 China Information - TextSheet.com
From the Chinese point of view, the "Chinese" Empire includes most parts of southern Russia in and Central Asia during the strongest periods in Yuan, although China was mere one of territories of the Mongol Empire in actuality.
Chinese literature have the longest continuous history and had been more numerous than other cultures' for centuries because of the Chinese invention of printmaking.
Chinese philosophers, writers, and poets have been mostly highly respected, and considered to be those preserving and promoting the culture of the empire.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/china.html   (1476 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of Chinese ethnic groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Conversely, Hakka are often thought of as an ethnic group, but they generally considered a member of the Han nationality.
With some groups, such as the Tibetans and the Uyghurs there is a great deal of resentment against the majority.
See List of China administrative regions by ethnic group for the ethnic composition of each province-level division of China.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Chinese-ethnic-groups   (537 words)

  
 Han Chinese: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Han Chinese
Han Chinese (漢 or 汉 in pinyin: han4) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China which constitutes over 92% of the population.
Among Han Chinese, there is a wide diversity of distinct cultural and linguistic groups, such as the Hakka.
Within Chinese nationalist theory, China is composed of a many ethnic groups, and promoting the interest and culture of Han Chinese at the expense of the other ethnic groups is known as Han chauvinism which has a pejorative meaning.
www.encyclopedian.com /ha/Han-people.html   (259 words)

  
 ETHNIC GROUPS
However, all ethnic groups use Krio as a second language, little ethnic segregation is apparent in urban areas, and interethnic marriage is common.
Several are tied to distinct ethnic groups, especially the Amharas and Oromos, and severely criticize the Government for being ethnocentric.
In the border regions populated by minority ethnic groups, the Government continued its policy of forced labor, confiscation of lands, compulsory contributions of food and forced relocations.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /Et/Ethnic+Groups.html   (1156 words)

  
 Chinese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Overseas Chinese in southeast Asia (particularly in Malaysia and Singapore) and supporters of Taiwanese independence within Taiwan make a clear distinction between Hua ren (Chinese in the ethnic sense) and Zhongguo ren (Chinese in the political sense).
When used by non-Chinese, the term has also been used synonymously with the Han Chinese, which is the majority ethnicity (>92%) within China.
Chinese nationalism, cultural, historiographical, and political theories, movements and beliefs that assert the idea of a cohesive, unified Chinese people and culture under state(s) that are primarily Chinese.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Chinese   (371 words)

  
 List of Chinese ethnic groups : Chinese nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chinese ethnic group theory is heavily influenced by that of the Soviet Union and officially China is considered a multi-ethnic (multinational) country.
Note that some of these ethnic groups hold belief systems that cannot be distinctly classified based upon the following system.
Ethnic minority (http://www.china-un.org/eng/c2982.html): by PRC government in the UN in New York
www.termsdefined.net /ch/chinese-nationalities.html   (485 words)

  
 Chinese
Zhongguo ren (中國人 or 中国人): which is Chinese in a political sense and includes a person from the People's Republic of China.
Overseas Chinese in southeast Asia, particularly in Malaysia and Singapore, make a clear distinction between Hua ren (Chinese in the ethnic sense) and Zhongguo ren (Chinese in the political sense) as do supporters of Taiwanese independence within Taiwan.
Chinese themselves tend to reject this usage, and conflicts over these particular usage tend to come up in discussions about Tibet.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ch/Chinese.html   (205 words)

  
 Han Chinese -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Han Chinese constitute over 92 percent of the population of (A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world) mainland China and about 19 percent of the (Click link for more info and facts about global human population) global human population.
The name was occasionally translated as the "Chinese proper" in older texts (pre- (The decade from 1980 to 1989) 1980s) and is commonly rendered in Western media as the "ethnic Chinese."
Han Chinese speak many varieties of Chinese spoken language which are generally labelled as different Chinese dialects although the difference between them is greater than many European languages.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/H/Ha/Han_Chinese.htm   (828 words)

  
 Li Chinese
Li (黎; pinyin Li2) is a minority Chinese ethnic group.
Majority of Li Chinese lives on Hainan island on the south coast of China.
Li Chinese has its own language (黎语) which is classified as one of the Sino-Tibetan languages.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/Li_Chinese.html   (98 words)

  
 Zhonghua Minzu -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Many hold that this concept was introduced by (Click link for more info and facts about Chinese nationalists) Chinese nationalists to justify the political integration of various ethnic groups of China.
However, individuals within those minority ethnic groups (or indeed individuals with in the majority Han ethnicity) do not necessarily view themselves as part of the Zhonghua minzu, or indeed as Chinese in any sense.
Other groups, such as those of south-central/western China, including the (Click link for more info and facts about Miao) Miao, (A branch of the Tai languages) Zhuang, and (A Loloish language) Yi, may not be culturally "Chinese" (that is, Han), yet it would be difficult to consider them politically or geographically independent from China.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/Z/Zh/Zhonghua_minzu.htm   (583 words)

  
 Knowledge King - List of science topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.knowledgeking.net /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_science_topics.html   (124 words)

  
 List of Chinese nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Official ideology places all Chinese nationalities as being part of a broader nationality known as zhonghua minzu.
Official policy is against assimilation and maintains that each nationality should have the right to develop its own culture and language.
With some groups, such as the Tibetanss and the Uighurs there is a great deal of resentment against the majority.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/list_of_chinese_nationalities   (475 words)

  
 China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sometimes informally, especially in the English and Chinese business world, "the Greater China region" (大中华地區) refers to China as defined broadly in the introduction.
From the Chinese point of view, the "Chinese" Empire included parts of modern far eastern Russia and Central Asia during the strongest periods of the Yuan, although China was merely one of many territories of the Mongol Empire.
The Chinese ostensibly saw that barbarians attached themselves to the virtue of the Emperor, while the foreign governments sometimes had different perspectives.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/c/ch/china.html   (1563 words)

  
 Ethnic Groups Chinese Fact - Chinese Facts at chinatopmodel.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
China is the most populated country in the world, it is a multi-ethnic country of 56 ethnic groups.
The majority of the Chinese population is of the Han ethnic group accounting for over then 92%, and who are distributed all over the county.
This ethnic group has usually been contentious with the other 55 national minorities which are spread in an area of about 64.3 percent of China.
www.chinatopmodel.com /ethnic_groups_1531_45.html   (117 words)

  
 qiang
They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China, with a population of approximately 200,000 living in northwestern Sichuan province.
In ancient Chinese history, Qiang is usually a generic term for the non-Han people in the west.
Later, the Chinese restricted the term Qiang min 羌民 (Qiang people registered with the Chinese government) to refer to sinicized non-Han living in the Min River valley in Sichuan and used the term Fan Qiang 番羌; (barbarian Qiang) to refer to less sinicized non-Han living in the vicinity.
www.fact-library.com /qiang.html   (410 words)

  
 List of Chinese military bases Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This not only refers to ethnic Han but also to any descendant of China's minorities (Zhonghua minzu), and those from Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Overseas Chinese in southeast Asia (particularly in Malaysia and Singapore) and supporters of Taiwanese independence within Taiwan/PeopleTaiwan make a clear distinction between ''Hua ren'' (Chinese in the ethnic sense) and ''Zhongguo ren'' (Chinese in the political sense).
* Chinese nationalism, cultural, historiographical, and political theories, movements and beliefs that assert the idea of a cohesive, unified Chinese people and culture under state(s) that are primarily Chinese.
www.echostatic.com /index.php?title=List_of_Chinese_military_bases&action=edit   (292 words)

  
 List of Chinese ethnic groups : Nationalities of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
List of Chinese ethnic groups : Nationalities of China
terms defined : List of Chinese ethnic groups : Nationalities of China
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 Encyclopedia: List of ethnic groups in Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Other descriptions of List of ethnic groups in Vietnam
Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country with over fifty distinct groups.
Many of the local ethnic groups are known collectively as Montagnards or Degar.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-ethnic-groups-in-Vietnam   (113 words)

  
 Articles - Zhonghua Minzu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Many hold that this concept was introduced by Chinese nationalists to justify the political integration of various ethnic groups of China.
Other groups, such as those of south-central/western China, including the Miao, Zhuang, and Yi, may not be culturally "Chinese" (that is, Han), yet it would be difficult to consider them politically or geographically independent from China.
Even greater difficulty arises when considering groups like the Manchu, whose cultural identity is very distinct from that of the Han Chinese yet whose history has been tightly intertwined with that of the Chinese state and nation and can hardly be divorced from this relationship with China in the minds of most observers.
www.gaple.com /articles/Zhonghua_Minzu?mySession=d126230efb52bbb1e795e5ff47af374b   (790 words)

  
 Mapping study of smoking projects and services targeted at people living on low income and/or minority ethnic groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Evidence from a range of studies indicates that those minority ethnic communities with the highest smoking rates, tend to live in the inner cities, which are characterised by the familiar range of indicators of deprivation, including poor quality housing, high levels of unemployment and low levels of educational achievement (Jones 1996; Modhood et al 1997).
PCGs are groups of local health and social care professionals who, together with patient and Health Authority representatives, have responsibility for identifying the health needs of their local population and planning, providing and developing health services to meet those needs.
In the case of services targeted at minority ethnic groups, there are a number of cases where services are exclusively devised to meet the needs of identified groups.
www.ash.org.uk /html/policy/mapping.html   (5289 words)

  
 Ethnic groups in Chinese history: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Ethnic groups in Chinese history
Ethnic groups in Chinese history: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Ethnic groups in Chinese history
As lots of ethnic groups ever appeared in history, this table is certainly not complete.
The sole purpose of creating this page was provoking conservations and constructive arguments on connecting Eastern and Western knowledge of those ethnic groups.
www.encyclopedian.com /tr/Tribes-in-Chinese-history.html   (638 words)

  
 Mailing Lists, Specialty mailing lists, Ethnic marketing, Ethnic Businesses.
Our lists are periodically run against the NCOA (National Change of Address) file that is provided by the US Postal Service.
Our lists are run against the NCOA file on a quarterly basis.
All of our lists are guaranteed to be 90% accurate in terms of information and 94% deliverable.
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 Prevalence, detection, and management of cardiovascular risk factors in different ethnic groups in south London -- ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prevalence rates by ethnic group in men (table 1) and women (table 2) are reported after adjustment for age.
The prevalence ratios for each risk factor by ethnic group are shown in fig 2.
Haskey J. The ethnic minority populations resident in private households: estimates by county and metropolitan district of England and Wales.
www.heartjnl.com /cgi/content/full/78/6/555   (5901 words)

  
 Mississippi Chinese: An Ethnic People In A Biracial Society
Ironically, this situation provided numerous opportunities for persons of other ethnic backgrounds to immigrate to the state; its history of intolerance to “different” people notwithstanding.
In this lesson, students will explore the ways Mississippians related to a new ethnic group introduced to the state in the 1870s: the Chinese.
Now that students know “why” the Chinese first came to Mississippi, they may be able to speculate “where” they settled.
teacherexchange.mde.k12.ms.us /mhnlp/mschineselp.htm   (896 words)

  
 Uighur : Uygur
Uighurs (or Uigurs or Uygurs) (Chinese: Weiwur 維吾爾 or 维吾尔 in pinyin: wei2 wu2 er3) are a Turkic ethnic group of people living in northwestern China -- mainly in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where they are the dominant ethnic group together with Chinese Han people -- Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Renowned as Huihe (回紇 hui2 he2) in Chinese sources, they established a khanate in the 8th century while taking over the power vacuum left by the Gokturks.
Huihe and Uighurs are in fact represented the same ethnic group by their close pronounciation and numerous anthropological evidences.
www.fastload.org /uy/Uygur.html   (224 words)

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