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China: A Global Economic Power (2008)

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China is a global economic power.

Chapter 1: Hong Kong, Economic Catalyst 2 min.
Hong Kong is a key international center of commerce and finance. As a former colony of Great Britain until the offshore island was returned to Communist China in 1997, it is a linchpin for the booming economic growth within China and between China and the rest of the world.

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China: A Global Economic Power

One Earth, Many Scales (2003)

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The programs in this introductory unit raise two questions that are central to geographic understanding: (1) What insight can geography provide regarding the unity and division that pervades the contemporary world?, and (2) What are the concepts of geography that help us analyze characteristics o

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One Earth, Many Scales

Boundaries and Borderlands (2003)

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This program, Boundaries and Borderlands, introduces the case study approach of the cours

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Boundaries and Borderlands

Challenges in the Hinterlands (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Andalucia: Developments in the Hinterlands and 

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00:29
Challenges in the Hinterlands

Northwest Contrast (2003)

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Across Russia's many landscapes, geography influences the problems people face and the solutions they are considering since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The case study St.

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Northwest Contrast

Holding the Hinterlands (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Russia: Dagestan; Caucuses Disconnect?

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Holding the Hinterlands

Changes on the Chang Jiang (2003)

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This video program features two case studies about the Chang Jiang River valley:Shanghai: Head of the Dragon

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Changes on the Chang Jiang

The Booming Maritime Edge (2003)

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This video program features two case studies: Guangdong: Globalization in the Pearl River Delta 

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The Booming Maritime Edge

The Maritime Connection (2003)

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This video program features two case studies that focus on maritime countries in the region of Southeast Asia and South Pacific: Indonesia: Tourist Invasion

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00:28
The Maritime Connection

A Challenge for Two Old Cities (2003)

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This video program features two case studies about cities on the periphery of China: Lanzhou: Confluence of Cultures

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00:28
A Challenge for Two Old Cities

The Mainland (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on mainland Southeast Asia: Laos: Isolated Heart 

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The Mainland

Global Interaction South Asia (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on countries in the Southeast Asia-South Pacific region: Singapore: Gateway to Southeast Asia

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00:28
Global Interaction South Asia

Small Farms, Big Cities (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Japan: Northern Japan: Protecting the Harvest

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00:28
Small Farms, Big Cities

Cityscapes, Suburban Sprawl (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on cities in the United States:Boston: Ethnic Mosaic

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00:29
Cityscapes, Suburban Sprawl

Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Canada: Vancouver: Hong Kong East and

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Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada

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