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  • The Influenza Virus H7N9

    Influenza virus H7N9 is commonly known as the avian flu. The avian flu is a viral infection. H7N9 is a subcategory of the type A Influenza virus. H7N9 is predominantly found in poultry. It is rare, but humans can be infected with H7N9. Humans are at risk of contracting H7N9 by handling, living amongst, ingest, and comes in close contact with live or dead infected poultry. The virus can be transmitted via ingestion, direct contact, airborne, and the introduction of contaminates to the mucus…

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  • China In The 19th Century

    In these few decades, China’s economic has growth efficiently and the country is developing rapidly. However, in the 19th century and early 20th century , many Chinese were living under privation whether in cities or rural areas. As a result, many Chinese had the “American dream”: immigrating to the United States to get away from hardship and anticipate for life improvement. Indeed, their main goal was to “gold digging” meaning to earn money for better survival and able to contribute even a…

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  • Qiu Jin: The Boxer Rebellion Of China

    On November 8 in the year 1875, Qiu Jin was born into a Chinese family of high society. Although she was born in Xiamen, Fujian, she quickly moved to Shanyin Village in Shaoxing, Zhejiang. As was common for children of her social class, her parents provided her with the best education money could buy. A lover of reading and writing, Qiu spent her days writing poems filled with beautiful imagery. Ambitiously, she dreamed of becoming a professional writer. Early poems depicted nature and were…

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  • Food In Chinese Culture

    dispute concerning whether these four are adequately comprehensive to represent China’s main regional cuisines so an additional four types are sometimes included to form the “eight great culinary traditions” (Bai, 2012; Swislocki, 2009). These include Fujian or Min cuisine, Hunan or Xiang cuisine, Zhejiang or Zhe cuisine, and Anhui or Hui cuisine. China’s regional cuisines are distinct from one another in more ways than the ingredients they employ. Each of the great cuisines are guided by their…

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  • Urban Migration Case Study

    In 2009, there is an estimated population of 145 million rural-urban migrants in China, which represents 11% of the total population in China (Hu, 2012). Nearly 80% of the total migrants in China are located in the provinces of Guangdong, Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangsu and the cities of Beijing and Shanghai (Tuñón, 2006). Migration into urban areas has created overcrowding, increased competition for resources and congestion in transportations. The rural areas deserted by the migrants faced new…

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  • Museum Of Tea War Case Study

    The Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware is run by the government Leisure and Cultural Services department. The building itself was the former Headquarter House of the Commander of British Forces in Hong Kong. In 1984, it turned to be the Museum of Tea Ware, it was the first specialized museum in the world devoted to the collection, study and display of tea wares. The core collections and historical relics were donated by Dr. K.S. Lo, it included about 600 pieces of tea wares and related vessels.…

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  • Who Is Zhau Rugua's Quest For Knowledge?

    be as seaworthy. They traveled all along the Arabian Peninsula but did the majority of their trading in the posts of Southeast Asia and India. In the thirteenth century a man named Zhau Rugua was the inspector of foreign trade for the province of Fujian in South China, his real job was to collect tariffs on imported goods, but instead he made a very descriptive catalog of not only the goods they…

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  • Ancient American Culture Essay

    The world before the 1500’s had many obvious problems and inefficient ways that we find quite simple in today’s modern times. Communication is the most noticeable one. Messages from far lands could take months to deliver. By the time a voyage is completed, many events have happened. In today’s society, one could find information on the internet in seconds from the opposite end of the planet. Huge problems arose in the previous centuries making fallacies and assumptions of foreign lands. Many of…

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  • Music Analysis: Jiangnan Sizhu

    Jessica Liu MUSI 2361 Paper One: Jiangnan sizhu The term sizhu is a musical term that has been used all throughout history in East Asian countries especially Taiwan and China, which describes what the instruments in the genre are made of. Si meaning silk, which is what the strings are made up of in string instruments, and zhu meaning bamboo, which is what the wind instruments in Jiangnan sizhu, are made of. Despite the fact that sizhu is used in different countries, Jiangnan is a “geographical…

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  • Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni Leaf Case Study

    Gasmalla et al Trop J Pharm Res, January 2014;13 (1): 61 Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research January 2014; 13 (1): 61-65 ISSN: 1596-5996 (print); 1596-9827 (electronic) © Pharmacotherapy Group, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Benin, Benin City, 300001 Nigeria. All rights reserved. Available online at http://www.tjpr.org http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tjpr.v13i1.9 Original Research Article Nutritional Composition of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni Leaf: Effect of Drying Method Mohammed Abdalbasit…

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