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The Chinese Way of Life in Modern China

Today, the way of life in China is not different at all from that anywhere else in the world due to Western influence. You can see in China today modern apartment complexes and towering high-rise buildings as well as modern style homes. Clothing in China is very similar to that of the Western culture now. [...]

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Historical Influences from the West

Under the Ming dynasty, Chinese fleets had sailed south to Malacca and into the Indian Ocean, to Ceylon and East Africa. Chinese merchants began to trade in Malacca and in the East Indian islands of Java and Sumatra. During the sixteenth century, Portuguese ships visited south-eastern ports of China, and in 1557 set up a [...]

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