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倒戈相向daǒ gē xiāng xiàng Betray one's own side 树倒猢狲散shù daǒ hú sūn sàn An organization needs a strong leader. Chaos results when a leader is deposed.
The illustrious Ming
It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown. Read More
Together with tea and silk, porcelain from China is its most famous export. Prized the world over, high quality porcelain commands high prices at auction. Like silk the secret of its manufacture was a closely guarded secret for centuries.
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