Published: June 2007
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In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some of its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.

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Lim, Louisa. "Chinese 'Button Town' Struggles with Success." National Public Radio, August 22, 2006.

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NGS Resources

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

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