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  • China

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    China has a landmass of about 9,600,000 sq. km! it is also the third largest country in the world. China also has a wide variety of foods including, noodles, fish, beef, and a favorite dish dumplings. China does not have a wide range of other cultures, but it does have a good interesting culture to satisfy its needs. What would be china without samurais! Now samurais was more of a group that took control because there was no law enforcement to stop them thus controlling varies parts of china, and

  • china

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    POLITICAL-MILITARY ENVIRONMENT: SOUTH ASIA The security environment in South Asia has remained relatively un-settled since the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests of May 1998. The Indian government’s efforts to publicly emphasize the challenges China posed in the weeks leading up to those tests—after more than a decade of mostly sotto voce complaints—served to rupture the or-dinarily glacial process of normalizing Sino-Indian relations. This process always possessed a certain fragility in that

  • Commentary on China China

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    China, for most of its 3500 years of history, China led the world in agriculture, crafts, and science. It fell behind in the 19th century when the Industrial Revolution gave the West clear superiority in military and economic affairs. In the first half of the 20th century, China continued to suffer from major famines, civil unrest, military defeat, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the Communists under Mao Tse Tung established a dictatorship that, while ensuring autonomy of China, imposed

  • china

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    continuity is the ruler of the Chinese wanting the people to be protected with for instance The Great Wall of China. A good change in political life is the period of disunity following the fall of the Han. There were various factions. People are not cooperating or listening. There is disunity and instability. The fall of the Han dynasty in 220 was certainly a major change in the political life of China from 100 CE to 600 CE. The Han dynasty fell as a result of political unrest. Although there was a great

  • China

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    “Government in China: three perspectives” In the Ming period of government in China, it is evident that the characteristics and learning of the emperor are essential to the essence of good government. Under the Confucian system, it was vital to conform to the strict hierarchical structure of the social and political codes which formed the foundation of the system: therefore, the basis of good government was something which permeated all levels of society but was ultimately inspired by, and dictated

  • China

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    struggle as between "capitalism" and "communism," although these terms were rarely defined in more than loose and unusually flexible terms, and in spite of the fact that the Chinese revolution was shaped by domestic struggles with a long history within China, much more so than by global struggles between two super-systems. Nevertheless, the intensity of the perceived global struggle between super-systems was shaped, in part, by the fact that communist ideology, as represented by certain statements of

  • China And China

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    China and Japan differed in their responses to western influence in the 19th century. One failed in westernizing while the other succeeded. In the 19th century Japan and China were under a lot of pressure to accept foreign relations and trade with the West. The Industrial Revolution in the early 1800’s left China and Japan behind in technology and the military. Without the power to stand up to Westerners the Asian nations were forced to open their cities and ports to foreigners. Nevertheless, this

  • China

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    The numerous cultures of Mainland China are both intricate with their systems of deities and traditions, and yet humble with their ways of life and survival. China is located in the midst of high lands, plateaus, canyons and numerous river systems. In coinciding with the difficult landscapes in which they live, the Chinese people have managed to generally abide by the natural protocols of the land. Throughout their approximately five thousand years of civilization the Chinese have concocted many

  • The Conversion of China

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    When the Jesuits decided to travel to China, they had a clear mission: to expand the word of God and the church to anyone who would listen. This would be a challenge in many parts of the world, but especially in China. The Jesuits had to overcome a vast amount of cultural fear and ethnocentrism and xenophobia in order to convert the Chinese, but they overcame these obsticales by employing various techniques that proved to be effective. One important factor that allowed for the conversion of the

  • art of china

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    China has the world's oldest living civilization. It's written history goes back almost 3,500 years, and the history told by it's artifacts and artwork goes back much farther. The oldest known works of Chinese art include pottery and jade carvings from the time of 5000 BC. Jade is a general term used to describe either jadeite or nephrite, known as true jade. It's composed of several minerals. It's smooth and rich in texture, but it's also extremely tough. It can be off-white, or dark green, and