Statemaking Strategy and Regional Development from late Qing

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State-making Strategy and Regional Development from late Qing Empire to People’s Republic of China

State-making Strategy and Regional Development from late Qing Empire to People’s Republic of China Wensheng Wang Department of History UH Manoa

Lower Yangzi Delta: Economic and Cultural Heartland of China after the 11 th century

Lower Yangzi Delta: Economic and Cultural Heartland of China after the 11 th century

China’s loess plateau

China’s loess plateau

Loess soil in north and northwest China (loess-fine wind-driven earth)

Loess soil in north and northwest China (loess-fine wind-driven earth)

Building dikes on the Yellow River “Suspended River” “

Building dikes on the Yellow River “Suspended River” “

Granary System: Transporting rice to famine area

Granary System: Transporting rice to famine area

Geographical pattern of population growth

Geographical pattern of population growth

Route of Taiping Advance 1851 -3

Route of Taiping Advance 1851 -3

Taiping Regime at its Height

Taiping Regime at its Height

Nian rebellion in North China (1852 – 68)

Nian rebellion in North China (1852 – 68)

Muslim Rebellions in Xinjiang (1854– 73, 1866 -77)

Muslim Rebellions in Xinjiang (1854– 73, 1866 -77)

The People’s Commune is good!

The People’s Commune is good!

Speed up the mechanization of agriculture, 1960

Speed up the mechanization of agriculture, 1960

Developing Heavy Industry

Developing Heavy Industry

“Steel industry is the foundation of all industries”

“Steel industry is the foundation of all industries”

Hukou (residence card) Employment, medicare Retirement, housing, education, birth

Hukou (residence card) Employment, medicare Retirement, housing, education, birth

A sculpture showing the start of the “Household responsibility system” November 24, 1978

A sculpture showing the start of the “Household responsibility system” November 24, 1978

The rise of Township and Village Enterprises

The rise of Township and Village Enterprises

State‑owned factories

State‑owned factories

China's Signing World Trade Agreement, 2001

China's Signing World Trade Agreement, 2001

Shenzhen at Night

Shenzhen at Night

Go West Initiative

Go West Initiative

Hydro stations planned for construction from 1987 on

Hydro stations planned for construction from 1987 on

Water Availability Per Capita, 2007

Water Availability Per Capita, 2007

Muslim Province of Xinjiang

Muslim Province of Xinjiang

Peasant migrant workers in cities

Peasant migrant workers in cities

China: urban population

China: urban population