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From 1800 until NowFrom 1800 until NowChapter 6: The Big Cycle of China and Its Currency2020-10-09Journal
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As conveyed, the low point in these eight measures of power—i.e., education, innovation and technology, competitiveness, military, trade, output, financial center, and reserve currency status—was in the 1940-50 period. Since then most powers—most notably economic competitiveness, education, and military—improved gradually