Han Dynasty

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  • The Western Wing Analysis

    and The Peach Blossom Fan all share a common theme in which a young woman defy the social constraints and expectations imposed upon her by society in order to live a life on her own terms. The Story of the Western Wing was written during the Yuan Dynasty and during this time period, Confucianism teachings shaped the political and social structure of the society. Confucianism established several expectations for women, all of which Oriole, the female lead of the play, is expected to obey.…

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  • The Major Philosophies Of Confucius's The Analects

    It is a record of the conversations between Confucius and his disciples, which were later written down by his disciples. It is one of the major parts of Four Books. Confucius’s philosophies are based on the principle of good conduct, wisdom and proper social relationships. Confucius was the person who said that country should be ruled by moral values rather than with military powers. In the Analects Confucius says, “By nature men are pretty much alike; it is learning and practice that set them…

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  • Caravanning Essay

    INTRODUCTION Historically a caravan is a group of people traveling together, often on a trade expedition. Caravans were used mainly in desert areas and throughout the Silk Road, where traveling in groups aided in defence against bandits as well as helping to improve economies of scale in trade. Presently a caravan is a vehicle equipped for living in, typically towed by a car and used for holidays. Why Caravanning ? You don't have to be active or outgoing to go caravanning. Simply enjoying the…

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  • Taoism And Confucianism Essay

    Confucianism and Taoism are two of the most prevailing philosophies in Asia, even if they seem to contradict each other. Confucius asks us to live a very structured life in accordance with li, which is right action. Taoism allows for many different viewpoints, and would probably be accepting of Confucianism even though it seems to contradict Taoism. Taoists believe there are many ways to live and view life, and no one is better than the other. Li was Confucius’ idea of the correct way to live.…

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  • Tibetan Language Case Study

    From the news article “Clampdown in Tibetan Schools”, it is obvious that there are fundamentally two institutional problems with the current education policy: firstly the incoherent bilingual education policy with Han-Chinese chauvinism and secondly the manipulation of education as a political tool for patriotic campaign. Nevertheless, it is obvious that education is not the only domain in which the mistreatment of Tibetan language is ubiquitous, as one can discern…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Han Empire Vs Roman Empire

    The Han Empire shared many characteristics with the Roman Empire like their government ideology, but also differed in areas including religious influence in the government and government systems and complexity. One of the bigger similarities that the Han Empire and the Roman Empire share are their government ideals. Both government systems are based upon expansionism and had a sense of strong nationalism. Through much expansion, both empires grow to become some of the most powerful nations in…

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  • How Did Buddhism Influence Ancient Chinese Culture

    Evidently, religion, or spiritual life, is a binding element between the ancient civilizations of China and India. Buddhism emerged from a predominantly Hindu society in India when Ashoka seized power. He adjourned all conquer and expansion plans and instead adopted the social and ethical teachings of Buddhism. Buddhism had great appeal for many Indians at the time because it was accepting of all social classes , thus eliminating discrimination. Moreover, it stressed compassion, and freedom from…

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  • Kongzi Vs Confucius Analysis

    In the East, particular within the great ancient Chinese civilizations, two very different kinds of point to view of being Human had come to flourish in the Chinese culture. Which till this very day influences the day by day tasks and challenges faced by many. On one side there is the world renowned teachings of Confucius (Kongzi) which talks of becoming the perfect society via men who become the perfect gentlemen that followed his teachings in his Analects. On the other side we have the life…

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  • Three Chinese Philosophies In Ancient Civilization

    There are three Chinese Philosophies in the ancient civilisation. Confucianism, Daoism, and legalism. I will tell you all about all three philosophies and how they work. The first one is Confucianism. It started in 551 to 479 B.C.E. The founder’s name was Confucius and he was born in Lu in eastern China. He deeply respected the Chinese traditions. Confucianism is the golden rule; respect others above you like father and son. Older sibling and younger sibling, friend and friend. It made the…

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  • The Golden Rule Of Confucianism In China

    Confucianism and Confucianism, is the main system of thought in China; It was developed from the teachings of Confucius and his disciples, and had to do with the principles of good practice, the empirical wisdom and the own social relations. Confucianism has influenced the Chinese attitude toward the existence, setting the life patterns and patterns of social value, and providing the basis of political theories and Chinese institutions. From China it spread to Korea, Japan and Viet Nam, and in…

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