Beijing Essays

  • Beijing

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    Case Study: Beijing Beijing, the capital of China, is located between two rivers on the northwestern border of the Greater North China Plain, with a population of about 20 million. This results in a high population density of around 27,600 people per square km in the central area. How do we know that Beijing faces air pollution? The WHO air quality guideline prescribes that for particular matter PM10 level of 50 micrograms/cubic metre to be acceptable, however, Beijing's was several times higher

  • History Of The Beijing Opera

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    opportunity for me to give the presentation to talk about the music – the Beijing Opera, which comes from my own country. The Beijing Opera has existed for over 200 years. It is widely regarded as the highest expression of the Chinese culture. It is known as one of the three main theatrical systems in the world. Although it is called Beijing Opera, its origins are not in Beijing but in the Chinese provinces of Anhui and Hubei province. Beijing Opera got its two main melodies, Xi Pi and Er Huang, from Anhui

  • Beijing National Stadium

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    Beijing National Stadium, also known universally as the Bird’s Nest (鸟巢), is one of the greatest architecture and stunning landmark in the age of globalization. The stadium was designed by architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron of Herzog & de Meuron, the Chinese contemporary artist, Ai Weiwei, and the vice chief architect of China Architecture Deisng & Research Group, Li Xinggang[ ]. It was used for the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The Bird’s Nest is a global landmark that unites

  • Analysis Of The Chinese Film 'Beijing Bicycle'

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    people for what they look like. This all has to do with the media and social influences on how an image is made to be relevant. Thesis: The image that people portray themselves as character Guei and Jian in Beijing Bicycle, directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, presents the faces of Beijing 's youth and alludes to the disillusion of migrants from the country. The juxtaposition of Guei and Jian is particularly Using the object of the bicycle is key to the existence of maintaining that moral standing as

  • Desertification in Beijing

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    deserts expand and threaten local populations. The Gobi desert is the most threatening to Beijing, the capital of China. A study of desertification illustrates Beijing and China ’s weather, climate, and society of both the past and the present. Chinese climatic history of desertification should be taken as both a guide and a warning to scientists and policy makers concerned about current climatic conditions in Beijing. Several documented events in Chinese history hint that increasing aridity and drought

  • Jesus in Beijing

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    In this book, David Aikman as a journalist and policy consultant was also a commentator and freelance writer. He was a Time Magazine correspondent in the 1970s. His book, Jesus in Beijing, introduces the reader to the changing of society and culture in China due to Chinese Christianity. Around 1998, his relationship with the church became very earnest as he grew intrigued on the topic of Chinese Christianity. Aikman then elaborates on his various travels to China as well as give background information

  • Write An Essay About Forbidden City

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    The Forbidden City Beijing, who isn’t familiar with this name? Of course everyone knows about the federal city of the most populous country of the world i.e. China. With addition to it, the city is also reputed as the economical, social, political as well as commercial hub of the state. Resting on the northern part & surrounded partially by the Hebei province, the city is also an entry port and transportation center. Beijing is the 13th biggest city on the map whereas is the 2nd largest city in

  • The Beijing Olympic Games: The History Of The Beijing Olympics

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    The Beijing Olympics were one of the most iconic global sporting event in recent memory. During the course of the 19 day spectacle 205 countries competed, 37 world records were broken and roughly 4.7 billion people tuned in worldwide. The whole world watched as Usain Bolt became the fastest man to ever live and Michael Phelps won, an astonishing, eight gold medals in aquatics. However, these games were about so much more than sports. In the decades before the 2000’s China had faded into the background

  • Nike's Plan for China

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    currently the number one brand with the number one market share while competitors Reebok and Adidas are in 4th and 5th places respectively. They have tripled revenue in the last two years. With 2000 points of sale, 400 stores in the top three cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou) and 50 cities with 3 or more stores, Nike is primed to begin pushing into the second tier cities. Let’s examine “why China? “ Socially, China presents a portrait of change. The attitudes and preferences of today's generation

  • China's Railway

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    of railway was about 9400 km. Imperialism, which directly accounts for about 41% of the construction business; imperialist control through loans, about 39%; state-owned railways, including China's Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway was built as self-reliance, the business head office was redemption of the Beijing-Hankou Railway; and Guangzhou third rail only accounted for about 20%. From 1881 to 1911 the railway built in the Tang Xu, which collapsed the Qing government for 30 years, is the first phase of

  • Climate and Society of China

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    meteorologically disadvantaged (e.g. cold, snowy, rainy) regions. Through an intense observation of China ’s weather patterns, as well as those specifically found in the capital city of Beijing, similar relationships involving its weather, climate and society were found, although it is not as fortunate as its Mexican peers. Beijing and China both have a storied past dating back hundreds of years with claim to such masterpieces and historical artifacts as the Great Wall of China and Tiananmen Square. In

  • Nothing To My Name: The Tiananmen Square Massacre

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    Absolute power corrupts absolutely Located in the center of Beijing, China, Tiananmen Square was the location of the 1989 protests against the Chinese government, as well as the June 4th incident, or Tiananmen Square massacre. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction and cultural site. In the spring of 1989, university students began to gather in Tiananmen Square. They held protests against their communist government and advocated peacefully for a more democratic society. On the nights of June

  • Synthesis Essay: Government Responsibility In China

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    Jiawen Cheng Synthesis Essay Government Responsibility It’s become a common sight to behold. In other cities, popular must have fashion items include scarves, sunglasses and perhaps a striking pair of shoes. In Beijing however, surgeon masks have been “in style” for years and more recently more people have been sporting a can of fresh air; from Canada. The pollution has gotten so bad that people are willing to pay as much as 22.95 U.S dollars for a 10-liter bottle of “Pure Premium Oxygen’. “[The]

  • Tianjin Dialect from My Point of View

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    Tianjin, as known as one of the four cities administered directly by central government of China, is becoming a modern metropolis in the north costal area of China. However, Tianjin dialect, being unique and unaffected by any of other neighbor dialects, is often regarded as a cultural thing. I am going to talk about my experiences as a Tianjiner. Furthermore, several opinions and reviews are provided from my point of view. I was born in Tianjin, and had been living in Tianjin until I went to college

  • Take a Trip Project

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    three countries I will be visiting are the Philippines, China, and Japan. I have chosen these countries to visit because of their different ways of living and to explore where my ancestors once lived. Some places i am excited to visit are Tokyo and Beijing because they are supposedly ahead of their time; in some places. I am also excited to eat some new foods that i have never tried before such as balut and little insects that you can buy on the streets in some cities. B. Travel Necessities and

  • The Impact of Mcdonalds in East Asia

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    how the McDonald’s culture of fast food appeals to people in the cities of East Asia, particularly with how the company connects with American culture. Watson focuses on key concepts when visiting each place, including localization of America in Beijing, food choices, identity and nationalism in Seoul, and changing manners and etiquette in Tokyo. Each city has a different aspect and attitude about McDonald’s that is determined by gender, age, and wealth of people. McDonald’s started the globalization

  • Legacy and Impact of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

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    Tiananmen Square Massacre is an event that took place in the summer of 1989 in Beijing, China. It is an event that forever will leave a rather haunting legacy on the Chinese culture. The Chinese citizens just wanted freedom, liberty, and justice but, with their communist government they knew they wouldn’t get anywhere without a fight. What many people don’t realize is that the massacre wasn’t just with Beijing but it was national movement with people from all over the country who stood behind the

  • may 4th movement

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    "As long as there shall be stones, he seeds of fire will not die." Lu Xun, December 1935 On May Fourth 1919 over three thousand Beijing intellectuals met in Tiananmen Square to protest the results of the Paris Peace Treaty. The protesters disagreed with the Beijing government's decision to accept the lot given China in the post-war world. Over the next month students and workers from across China marched, held strikes, and boycott Japanese and

  • The Great Wall of China

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    The Great Wall of China To the northwest and north of Beijing, a huge, serrated wall zigzags it's way to the east and west along the undulating mountains. This is the Great Wall, which is said to be visible from the moon. This massive wall has not only been one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World, but it has also been inspiration for many artists, and writers. The building of the Great Wall is one of the biggest tragedies, but through this tragedy arose triumph with the wall, being so

  • Forbidden City Research Paper

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    The Forbidden City was placed in the very heart of Beijing, and was home to 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The construction work for it started in the fourth year of the Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty and ended in 1420. In historical times, the emperor had said that he was a son of heaven and emperors’ residence on earth was built as a copy of the Purple Palace where god was thought to live in heaven. To represent the power of the emperor given from god, and the place where he lived