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  • The Mongol Conquests

    transporting reserves of food and supplies. This made them extremely vulnerable to the environment. During the 13th century is when the Mongol Conquests took place. This resulted in the extensive Mongol empire, that covered much of Eastern Europe and Asia by 1300. The Mongol Conquests had the greater long-term impact on Europe and its outside world when being compared to the Crusades. In this essay, I am going to explain the rise of the Mongol power,…

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  • Importance Of Tourism Indonesia

    areas where the various natural and cultural resources offer major tourism attractions. Basically, the Southeast Asian Country of Indonesia consists of more than 17,000 tropical and volcanic islands that straddle the equator between the Indian and pacific oceans. Indonesia is a home to more than 300 ethnic groups with approximately 500 spoken languages and dialects. Indonesia is well known with a unique culture, natural beaches, beautiful scenery and also great shopping centre which make…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Maritime Security Issues

    in East and South East Asia. Westerners who are unfamiliar with the problem, oftentimes wonder why these is so much animosity between countries such as China, Japan and the Korean Peninsula over “islands”. The Senkaku/Diaoyu island dispute between China and Japan is perhaps the most well known, while the Tsushima/Daemado island dispute between Japan and the Korean peninsula is a close second. The island disputes in the South China Sea between Japan, China and South East Asia is perhaps…

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  • Chinese Cultural Diet Essay

    Today I begin to discuss about Chinese cultural diet which is the one of the most different cultural diet compare to other types of the cultural diet countries. The main meals in China contains carbs and starch. Moreover, the food also like rice, noodles, fish and mantou are the main part of the Chinese cultural diet which are helpful in dieting and also aware from the diseases and infection. However, I’m going to research about Chinese cultural diet which contains some steps to look about the…

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  • My Motivation For Pursuing A Ph.d

    My motivation for pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at UC San Diego (UCSD) emanates from my lifelong goal to be a leading scholar in the fields of International Relations and Comparative Politics, teaching and conducting research at a major research university. UCSD’s Department of Political Science’s model of cross-disciplinary work, ethos on close mentoring and supervision, emphasis on methodology and multivariate analysis, wealth of world-class faculty across subfields, combined with the…

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  • Summary Of Asia's Cauldron

    thesis. Asia's Cauldron sets some high goals for itself and mostly flourishes in presenting a holistic look at the competing economic and diplomatic interests of the nations along the South China Sea. The sea links the Indian Ocean with the western pacific being bounded by China in the north, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam in the west, Taiwan and Philippines in the east, and, Indonesia in the south. It takes more than one-third of global maritime traffic, with the Strait of Malacca carrying…

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  • Hawaii Research Paper

    beautiful volcanoes, and gorgeous beaches. What about the history of Hawaii? How did it get to be the beautiful place that it is today? The Polynesians were the first people to settle in Hawaii anywhere from 300 to 700 A.D. They came across the Pacific in boats and found their way by navigating along the stars. They brought with them some of the foods that a famous in Hawaii today, such as, sugar cane, coconut, and bananas. There is a separate belief that Polynesians came from the Marquesas…

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  • Western Imperialism In Thailand

    Even though during the reign of King Vajiravudh (1910-1925), the country was the only independent country in the region that did not suffer from the demands for territory or other concessions. However, in reality Siam sovereignty suffered from encroachment, violations and limitations imposed on the country by Western imperialism since the middle of nineteenth century as a result of the Bowring Treaty in 1855. Some of the articles in the treaty allowed foreign countries free trade with only 3…

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  • Background And Rationale Of Performance Management Reform In Indonesia

    BACKGROUND Figure 3.1. Map of Indonesia Adopted from CIA World Factbook ( Figure 3.1. depicts Indonesia which located in the southern hemisphere, enclosed in between the North Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. Stretch more than 5,000 kilometres from the east to the west with approximately in total of inhabitants of 249,9 million, the fourth-largest population in the world with a sprawling archipelago including more…

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  • Doraemon, By Cartoonist Hiroshi Fujimoto's Mystra

    world, especially in Asia. Doraemon is well known in many ways such as manga, television series, films, video games, or even musical and translated into 9 languages. The first Doraemon in manga version was launched in December 1969. Forty-five volumes of the Doraemon comic series had been published in December 1999. It is one of the best-selling manga in the world, having sold over 100 million copies. Doraemon has also become an international celebrity, particularly in Asia. Doraemon television…

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