Published: September 2006
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In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.

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Li, Cheng. "China's Northeast: From Largest Rust Belt to Fourth Economic Engine?" China Leadership Monitor (Vol. 9, Winter 2004).

Miller, Tom. "Up From the Abyss: Reviving the Northeast." China Economic Quarterly (Second Quarter 2005), 19-40.

Personal Cars and China. National Academy of Sciences, 2003.

Spence, Jonathan D. The Search for Modern China. W. W. Norton, 1990.

Tamanoi, Mariko Asano, ed. Crossed Histories: Manchuria in the Age of Empire. University of Hawaii Press, 2005.

World Bank. China Revitalizing the Northeast: Toward a Development Strategy.

NGS Resources

Viviano, Frank. "China's Great Armada." National Geographic (July 2005), 28-53.

Becker, Jasper. "China's Growing Pains." National Geographic (March 2004), 68-95.

Webster, Donovan. "Blood, Sweat, and Toil Along the Burma Road." National Geographic (November 2003), 84-103.

Hessler, Peter. "Chasing the Wall." National Geographic (January 2003), 2-33.

Moore, W. Robert. "In Manchuria Now." National Geographic (March 1947), 389-414.