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    dishes such as General Tso’s and Kung-Pow Chicken. This is in addition to the aforementioned neglect of the existence of regional disparities already applied to a country’s cuisine on the whole. Chinese cooking is comprised of twenty general cuisines with eight core cuisines that are the most representative of China. These eight major cuisines and their corresponding geographical locations are: Chuan (Sichuan and Chongqing), Lu (Shandong), Su (Jiangsu), Min (Fujian), Zhe (Zhejiang), Hunan (Xiang), Hui (Anhui) and Yue or Cantonese (Guangdong), (Zhu et al., 2013). The corresponding regions of origin for each of these cuisines can be seen by referring to Figure 1. Figure 1. Map of Chinese Provinces (“Map of China Provinces & Cities”, 2016). The eight regional cuisines are subheadings classified from four schools. The first school is Chuan, which incorporates the cuisines of Xiang and Sichuan. The second is Lu, which is of Shandong province. The third is Yue of Fujian and Guangdong/Cantonese origin. Fourth is Huaiyang which includes the Jiangsu, Anhui and Zhejiang regions. These distinctions are largely due to proximity (“Four major schools of Chinese cuisine”, 2011) Understanding for the gastronomical variety – as it does exist – within China comes from observing the resources available, largely due to geographical location (the North-South and East-West distribution of China’s land mass is evenly distributed) and climate, as well as the country’s diverse history and the…

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    (2016) showed the inverse relationship between increasing temperature and decreasing evaporation in southwest China existed an evaporation paradox and the decreases contribution of wind speed to the changes of ETref offset the increases contribution of mean temperature. Wang et al. (2015) concluded that the contributions of net radiation, wind speed, actual vapor pressure are the major driving factors for the decrease in ETref for the three-river source region of China. Hence, further evaluation…

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    For generations, Lake Taihu, China’s third largest freshwater lake in Wuni, Jiangsu Province, has provided a home and livelihood for over two million people. By way of contrast, in late May, 2007, a drinking water crisis took place following a massive bloom of the toxin producing cyanobacteria Microcystis spp. in Lake Taihu.2 Ultimately, due to unusual growth of algae, the lake digressed to completely green. Local reports say algae density is 38% higher than it was in 2016. Lake Taihu was known…

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    and Manchurian Qing Dynasties. Da Ming, meaning “Great Brightness” inspired Zhu YuanZhang to name his new dynasty, “The Ming Dynasty”. What effects did the Ming Dynasty have on its’ era and how did the reign begin and end? This paper will attempt answer this question. The Ming Dynasty, which succeeded the Yuan dynasty, was founded by Zhu YuanZhang. Zhu YuanZhang was the first emperor of sixteen others. He was born of humble origins as a peasant and later on joined the army. Later on, Zhu…

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    The Influenza Virus H7N9

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    The case was detected in a traveler from an H7N9-affected area of China. The patient developed acute respiratory symptoms, and was treated at a local hospital. On April 22, 2014 a 44-year-old woman from Jiangsu Province, China, travelled to Taipei. On April 12, 2014 she arrived at a Taipei hospital complaining of flu like symptoms. She was confirmed to have H7N9 on April 22, 2014. On January 27, 2015, Canada reported one confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 virus. On January 30, 2015 a…

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    Imperialism and Financial Issues While at first glance it can be unclear exactly how exactly Akon’s involvement in development can be seen as promoting imperialist ideas when one looks at the financial information regarding the initiative it makes sense. Akon himself does not contribute any of his own money to his organization Akon Lighting Africa which can be seen as problematic in and of itself but the largest economic contributor to his organization is from China Jiangsu International Group,…

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    Drinky Tofu

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    because you were so tired and just wanted to lay down. Suddenly, you smelled something that was extremely stinky, but somehow you started to secrete saliva. You slowed down your pace, just in order to enjoy the smell a little bit longer. Finally, you gave up your original thought and walked towards the source of the smell…Do you have an experience like that? Well, at least I have. And this particular food is called Stinky Tofu. Stinky Tofu is a kind of traditional food in China. Although…

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    casting them from their homes and jobs with no prospects and no future. The government, in the dam’s initial stages, promised to reimburse families and farmers financially and in terms of lost land. However, since much of the farming land used was never registered with the government, farmers are not eligible to be reimbursed. Many families are also having trouble receiving money from the government, with over a million people to reimburse finances are stretched, and the government seems to…

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    1. The two genera of Eocene fossil primates I choose are Eosimias and Darwinius. Eosimias was first described in 1999 and discovered in 1994 by Christopher Beard. Darwinius was discovered and described in 1983 at the Messel pit. 2. Eosimias lived during the middle Eocene age in Southern China (Fleagle 397). The fossil itself was collected Jiangsu Providence, China. Darwinius also lived during the middle Eocene in Europe, particulary Germany. Darwinius masillae was discorvered southeast of…

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    Born in Beijing in 1920 to a family of Song imperial descendant, Zao Wou-ki grew up in Dantu, Jiangsu Province and spent his childhood learning calligraphy and Chinese literati traditions. Zao’s father was an amateur painter and his grandfather a former naval gunner of the late Qing Dynasty and a devoted Daoist disciple. Since Zao was still a child, the Daoist thoughts, a theme that would permeate throughout his oeuvre, had been rooted in his mind when he just started exploring the world of art.…

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