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  •  China is different in that (0+ / 0-)

    for a lot of its history it was essentially a series of competing monarchies.  "National identity" was solidified as a response to anti-colonialism and anti-Japanese sentiment.  China as a national entity didn't really happen until the 1700s.  Japan was much the same, not a state until the 1700s or so.

    "Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die," - Buddha.

    by sujigu on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 12:18:47 PM PST

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