Han Chinese Essays

  • Differences And Similarities Between Han And Chinese Empires

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    In Chinese Han and Imperial Roman rule in the Classical period, both empires used similar methods of political control in that they both had a centralized powerful emperor. However, Chinese Han rulers had a system of bureaucrats who achieved their position through merit, while Roman Imperial rule did not have an equivalent system of bureaucratic elites. Imperial Roman and Chinese Han empires both “established effective centralized control over vast regions and huge populations”. Centralized control

  • How Did The Han Dynasty Influence Chinese Culture

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    Synopsis Chinese culture has been evolving for more than one thousand years with one of the most significant influences being the development of the Han dynasty. This paper analyses the ways in which the development of the Han dynasty influenced Chinese culture, to what extent, and why. Knowledge of the Han period’s impact on Chinese culture, is obtained through the analysis of written and archaeological sources depicting the Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–9 A.D) and Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 A

  • Carved Jade Essay

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    Jade is of significant importance in art history and especially in the Chinese culture which is one of the world’s oldest civilizations known. Jade is a gem stone comprised of many minerals. It is generally described as a smooth stone with a rich texture and extremely hard, tough and durable. There are two forms of jade generally found. The first is nephrite, and is a crystalline calcium magnesium silicate compound and the second type is called jadeite, and is a sodium aluminum silicate compound

  • How The Qing Dynasty Changed China's Fashion

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    Introduction The Qing dynasty prospered in arts and culture. Traditional forms of arts flourished: including the delicate and exquisite ceramics and Chinese porcelain. On a smaller scale, however, the most symbolic feature traveled through to the present from the Qing dynasty would be women’s fashion in the imperial palace. Women’s fashion not only depicted their status, but also reflected their beliefs and culture. As an enthusiast of the Qing dynasty, I often spot both accurate and inaccurate

  • Imperialism In Ancient China

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    Nationalism is the concept for ancient China throughout the whole history that although there are many different dynasties from time to time, this nation has never changed since all Chinese got their yellow skin and black eyes. Starting from Xia dynasty, the territory of china expanded and integrated together as the time goes by. The old words saying: “ world's trend unified after longtime division, and divides after longtime union.” After the spring and autumn, and warrior stating period, China

  • China is Oppressing the Uyghur People

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    American Association. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. “China: Uighur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang” Encyclopedia Britanica. Ed. Jacob E. Safra. 26 vols. London: Encyclopedia Britanica Inc, 2002. P 213-224. "Introduction to the Uyghur People." About.com Chinese Culture. Web. 21 "Terrorism in China." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Jan. 2014. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. "Uyghur." Uyghur Language, Alphabets and Pronunciation. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. "Xinjiang." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 21 Jan. 2014

  • Corruption in the Qing Government and the Taiping Rebellion

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    I agree to a larger extent that the Qing Government was primarily responsible for causing the Taiping Rebellion. However, other underlying factors leading to the Taiping insurrection cannot be ignored. This essay will discuss how corruption in the Qing bureaucracy, the incompetent leadership, the closed mentality of the Qing Government, shortage of land and impact of an alien Manchu regime highlighted the Qing Government as the main cause of the rebellion. The essay would also include the other causes

  • Book Report

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    emperor’s world. K’ang Hsi (1654-1722) was the third emperor in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and he ruled China for 61 years (start from 1661 and end at 1722), which was the longest period throughout Chinese history. Han Chinese was the majority ethnicity in China and they ruled over China since the start of Chinese history. However, until Yuan D... ... middle of paper ... ...r in the family, Spence should also include some information about his wives and female. The only one female story in the book

  • Synthesis Essay

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    analysing their mutual interplay. In the essay, by tracing the influences of economic growth toward Han Chinese and Uygur ethnic group in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) as a paradigm, this essay

  • Han China Technology Dbq Analysis

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    Han saw technology as a need for economic life, and Romans saw technology as something they didn’t need and that it couldn’t be a substitute for hard work. The document states that technology is what keeps Han China’s efficiency and productivity high. The documents also show the Roman pattern of dislike towards technology and how they were in favor of a stronger work ethic and larger labor system. This views of technology what indicated the decline of this civilizations. The civilizations of Han

  • Political Repression, Ethnic Conflict and Refugees

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    Every year, hundreds of thousands people are leaving their countries. Being different from normal immigrants, these people are actually forced to leave their homeland. The reasons vary but have one thing in common: they fear to go back. They are called refugees. The practice of granting asylum to people fleeing persecution in foreign lands is one of the earliest hallmarks of civilization. References to it have been found in texts written 3,500 years ago. According to the International Refugee Law

  • Tibet Case Study

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    more fierce arguments between western countries and China in recent 10 years. However, studies into various fields sufficiently prove that Tibet is part of China because of three main reasons. First of all, numerous references and recordings of Chinese history have shown the development of China territory, which visually indicate that Tibet is part of China. According to the map of Yuan dynasty ( BC1279- BC1368), Tibet, which includes the area of today’s Tibet, Qinghai province, and norther-west

  • Essay On Ethnicity In China

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    different ethnic groups are officially recognized in China 91.51% of Chinese are Han Chinese. There is one other ethnic group, Zhuang, which has a larger than 1% share of the population. Other ethnic groups are growing at a higher rate than the prominent Han Chinese. However, due to the massive dominance of the Han Chinese, China’s ethnic composition would not be dramatically altered. Ethnicity does not pose problems in China, as the Chinese government has introduced a number of politics to ensure the equality

  • An Analysis Of 'The Injustice To Dou I'

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    Chinese Drama “Love art in yourself, and not yourself in art.” ― Konstantin Stanislavski Introduction To numerous Westerners, Chinese writing remains a concealed crease in the rich strata of Chinese society. Indeed, it is a fortune of an extremely impressive number of splendid and significant acts as every administration, in the long history of China, has passed down its legacy of great occasions and works. For a long time, they have woven an assortment of kinds and structures enveloping verse, expositions

  • Comparison of Tokugawa and Manchu

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    relatively similar, both being due to a certain internal conflict and their location relative to other empires. During the 17th and 18th centuries, the Chinese and Japanese faced much internal conflict, but while China faced a combination of economic setbacks and political weakness, the Japanese were riddled with wars along their countryside. First, the Chinese emperor was too weak in comparison to his bureaucracy, which ended up making most of the decisions for the last Ming dynasty emperor. This was due

  • The War Against Terror and China's Treatment of the Uigher Ethnic Minority

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    understanding the present struggle for control. The movement for self-rule of Xinjiang dates back to the beginnings of China’s last dynasty, the Qing (1644-1911) when ethnic Chinese sought to settle the region and incorporate it into the ... ... middle of paper ... ... with the reports of separatist bombings, verifiable data from the Chinese government is virtually impossible to come by; more recent reports, particularly those from after September 11, are from reliable émigré sources and anecdotal evidence

  • The Effects of Changes from 1949 to the Beginning of the Great Leap Forward in 1958 on the Lives of the Chinese People China

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    The Effects of Changes from 1949 to the Beginning of the Great Leap Forward in 1958 on the Lives of the Chinese People China Under the lead of Mao, China had been released by the old imperial system, and through a civil war, China has turned into a communism state called the new People’s Republic of China. During the time Mao was in power, he introduced a great variety of changes, ranging from political and economic to social. The major and the most effective ones were The Rights of Women

  • Exploring a Han Ethnic Chinese Family

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    My family is a typical normal Chinese family. All of my family members are Han ethnic, which is the dominant ethnicity in China. Both of my father and mother are the youngest children in their family. My father has three brothers and one sister. My mother has five sisters and one brother. And most of the last generations in my big family have only one kid, because of the “one-child policy” during 1980s till last year. My family lives in Sichuan province, which locates in the south west of China,

  • How the Trickle-Down Theory Works in China

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    theory works in an untypical way which means trend from the ‘powerful class’ to the ‘weak class’ in China. Thirdly, it was due to historical and sociological problems, that Chinese fashion is basically feminine, even in contemporary fashion. Lastly, the western fashion force is still a dominant power which impacts the Chinese fashion industry.

  • Confucianism And Modernism

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    Traditional Confucianism has been lethally challenged with the end of China’s civil service examination in 1905, the fall of Qing dynasty in 1911 and the New Culture Movement that began in 1915. With institutions giving... ... middle of paper ... ...at Han Empire, was founded, under the threatening shadow of Japanese imperialism. To distance Korea from China and to resist Japan, the Korean nationalists strove to define a Korea that had been ethnically homogenous, culturally unique, spiritually independent