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  • 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

  • Description Of Night Life In Guangzhou

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    Night life in Guangzhou Guangzhou is a city full of wonders, when you teaching in Guangzhou you can find many interesting places and things happened. First and foremost, their language is different, called Cantonese, which is the same in Hong Kong and distinctive from “Putonghua”. Guangzhou is an international city with lots of bars, clubs, and hospitalities. You can enjoy plenty of night life after class and weekends. Night life is a unique symbol in Guangzhou, enjoy the night life here you can

  • 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

  • Emerging Markets

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    factors would be the Beijing Olympics 2008 & the South Africa World Cup 2010 which would help us analyze the impact of mega-sporting events to the host nations. Host country have an explicit range of expenditure before qualifying for the bid to host a mega-sporting event for which countries plan well-in advance to prepare the necessary requisites & make most of the developments part of its long-term economic development process similar to China while hosting the Olympics 2008 in Beijing, wherein the infrastructural

  • The Massacre at Tiananmen Square

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    out of harm’s way (Simmie 195). The June 4th Incident is considered a great failure in China today, and is not taught in schools or even mention. The most recent time it has been brought to the attention of the world is before and during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Since 1989 there has not been any major protest in China. “The Banners, the tents, the hopes were all gone. There would be no civil war, no avenging army, and no democracy” (Simmie 197) The killing of people by their own government should

  • Beyond Dim Sum

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    China. But just as from studying Chinese language, I have gained new insights into China's cultural and historical legacy, so too, in going to China have I gleaned more than just the ability to speak a foreign language. I remember arriving in Beijing. I was awestruck. Tiananmen Square on my left, the Forbidden City on my right, a giant-sized portrait of a deified Mao Zedong looking down on me from above. It seemed unreal. So many times had these images been a part of montages in books and on television

  • opium war

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    The Opium War was a war fought by two countries Great Britain and china in 1839. The war was fought over the drug opium which was used by the Chinese for hundreds of year to relieve pain. opium is a habit forming narcotic made from the poppy plant. In the late 1700’s the British was smuggling the drug into China for non-medical use. The navies of the two countries mostly fought the battles of the opium war at sea. Within three years the Chinese’s old ships were simply no matches for the brand new

  • History of Central Eurasia by Peter Perdue

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    In China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia, Peter Perdue gives a detailed account of the history of central Eurasia from the end of the Yuen dynasty to the successful conquest and incorporation of modern day central Eurasia into china by the early Qing emperors, as well as the implications and legacies this conquest has in the future. This book is written in five parts in a loosely chronological order, each with a distinct theme. Part One, “The Formation of Eurasian States” introduces

  • Chinese Human Rights Case Study

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    issues like severe Chinese Human Right's Violations similar to the Tiananmen Incident in Beijing in June 1989. In order to solve the human rights violation problem, china has to consider and apply strong human rights policies as the United States and other countries have along with the International Standards. The History of Communist China's Human Rights: 1950-1990 On October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong, in Beijing, stated publicly the beginning of the People's Republic of China. The new-fangled government

  • Can Mass Production Housing satisfy people's diverse living needs?

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    1. Brief History of American Mass Suburbia 1.1. Using Levittown as an Example The period of postwar America witnessed a extensive building boom. As one of the paradigm of American suburbanization after World War II, Levittown displays mass-produced, standardized and also affordable houses that were exploited by the firm of Levitt and Sons, Inc, at the start. Although this new production techniques met massive housing demand effectively, and solved many social issues, there are some critiques about