Country Notebook China

Country Note Book of China

  I.   Cultural Analysis

I. Introduction
Delta airlines began as a crop dusting industry.   1920s - Delta begins crop dusting and flying mail. 1930s - Delta begins passenger service. 1940s - Delta goes to war and officially becomes Delta Air Lines, Inc. 1950s - Delta expands internationally, pioneers the hub and spoke. 1960s - Delta enters the computer and jet age. 1970s - Delta celebrates 50 years going strong. 1980s - Delta expands services and routes. 1990s - Delta purchases Pan Am and becomes a global carrier. 2000s - Delta launches SkyTeam, acquires Northwest. The product that Delta will export to China is civilian aircrafts.  
II. Brief discussion of the country’s relevant history
According to their historians, a Yuanmou man is the oldest hominoid in China and the oldest dynasty is Xia Dynasty. From the long history of China, many eminent people have contributed a lot to the development of the whole country and to the enrichment of thier history. Among them, there are emperors like Li Shimin (emperor Taizong of the Tang), philosophers like Confucius, great patriotic poets like Qu Yuan.   Chinese society has progressed through five major stages - Primitive Society, Slave Society, Feudal Society, Semi-feudal and Semi-colonial Society, and Socialist Society. The rise and fall of the great dynasties forms a thread that runs through Chinese history, almost from the beginning. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1st, 1949, China has become a socialist society and become stronger and stronger.
III. Geographical setting
A. Location
Located in Southeast Asia along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean, China is the world's third largest country, after Russia and Canada. With an area of 9.6 million square kilometers and a coastline of 18,000 kilometers, its shape on the map is like a rooster. It reaches Mohe in Heilongjiang Province as its northern end, Zengmu Ansha (or James Shoal) to the south, Pamirs...