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    1.2 Ruling over the North (History of the Northern Wei Dynasty) 1.21 To dominate the central plain, the birth and early history of Northern Wei During the long contesting with Xiongnu, the Han Dynasty gradually adopted the policy of “using barbarians to suppress barbarians” to deal with the steppe powers. This policy also shared by the Former Qin. After destroyed the Dai state, it still kept an eye on the powerful Tiefu people, the enemy of Tuoba. Therefore, the Dugu tribe, the opponent of Tiefu

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    GWC

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    The Great Wall of China, one of the world’s eight wonders, is one of the most famous feats of human architecture in the history of the world. This ancient marvel is not only a great spectacle, but is also significant in the shaping and molding of the China everyone knows today. The Great Wall of China allowed China to possess some of the longest lived governmental structures in the world by providing a means of protection against hostile nomadic groups and other warlike peoples. This allowed the

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    Han Dynasty Collapse

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    powerful empire of its time. The Han dynasty took place from 221 BCE to 220 CE. The decline of the Han was due to the fact that both external and internal pressures began to build against the empire. During the two centuries of fighting in the Sino-Xiongnu Wars, the Han dynasty began to collapse due to financial burden and higher taxes being pushed onto the citizens. Another factor of external collapse was by a group called the Yellow-Turbans who rebelled against the Hans from 184 BCE to 204 CE. Throughout

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    The Donghu are mentioned by Sima Qian as already existing in Inner Mongolia north of the state of Yan in 699–632 BC along with the Shanrong people. Mentions in the Lost Book of Zhou (Yizhoushu) and the Shanhaijing indicate the Donghu were also active during the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC). The Mongolic-speaking Xianbei formed part of the Donghu confederation, but had earlier times of independence, as evidenced by a mention in the Guoyu ("晉語八" section) which states that during the reign of King Cheng

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    Chinese proverbs and idioms is basically telling a story of a person, family or person. There are some idioms that tell about a past event such as the phrase ‘cheng men li xue’, which mean that someone admire and respect their teacher. In the Song Dynasty, there was a Chinese Philosopher named Cheng Yi, he lived with his brother in the town of Luoyang. Cheng Yi had a student named Yangshi, and he lived in a different town. One day, Yanshi decided to go visit his teacher on a heavily storm day. When

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    The Diols Short Story

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    Life had never been the same since the Diols had taken over. On the 2nd of May 2019, the Diols had emerged from the Earth, as if waking from their deep slumber. They swarmed all over the Earth, conquering country after country with their army of a billion and advanced weaponry, until they controlled the whole world. Everyone had to submit to the Diols, or face death. The year is now 2073. My name is Bishop and the Diols employ me as a snitch. At first, I didn’t want to spy on people; morally it

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    Hanjo - Lady Han by Royall Tyler

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    Written by Zeami, Hanjo, or “Lady Han,” is a play which “resembles an old love ballad with a haunting tune” (108). Tyler's version is dated 1543, almost a century after Zeami died, which also means the text represented here may be different from Zeami's original. There is also a great amount of honzetsu and honkadori, or borrowing phrases from other prose texts and poems (respectively), not only from the older classics such as Kokinshū or Genji Monogatari, but there are also Chinese references in

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    The Art of War by Sun Zi

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    The Art of War written by Sun Zi is the first book of war tactics in the world. Nearly every war in ancient China would apply the tactics in The Art of War. In Chu-Han war period, which was a famous historical incident that resulted in the establishment of Han Dynasty, many tactics in The Art of War were widespread used. The tactics in The Art of War influenced the success and failure of the Chu-Han war a lot. Liu Bang and his strategists applied the strategies well in the war therefore he finally

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    Great Wall of China

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    Great Wall of China In the year 221 B.C.E., there was a great ruler over the Ch'in kingdom in China, named Shih Huang Ti. Shih was power hungry and wanted more land so he gathered his army and captured the surrounding kingdoms. As the ruler of so many kingdoms he became "the first emperor" of China. Shih showed his tyranny when he burned all history books to insure that his people and future generations would only remember him and none of the earlier rulers. He had a strong army but the fierce

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    part of a grand plan to achieve peace with the Xiongnu and to let trade prosper with China and the western world so China’s influence would spread and new ideas could enter China. The Great Wall of ancient China aided trade of ideas and protected traders along the Silk Road. The Great Wall was extended further along the Silk Road (Doc D). This extension of the wall made the section of the Silk Road unprotected by natural elements safe from the Xiongnu and other threats. The rest of the Silk Road was

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