Jianwen Emperor

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  • Ming Dynasty Spy Agencies

    Ming Dynasty, there were many Spy agencies developed by different emperors. They are the Eastern Depot Factory, Western Depot Factory and the Jinyiwei (Emperors’ personal bodyguards). Each were created for its own purpose and to each agency. Eastern Depot was created by Zhu Yuan Zhang’s fourth son Zhu Di. Western Depot was created by Zhu Jian Shen, Ming Dynasty’s eighth emperor. The most famous Jinyiwei was created by Hong Wu Emperor Zhu Yuan Zhang himself, it functioned as secret polices to stabilize the dynasty since the Ming Dynasty was just founded. Jinyiwei, literally meaning the “brocade-clad guard”. They were created in Hongwu fifteen years (1382), created by HongWu Emperor. They are directly…

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  • American Mosaic Vs Italian Mosaic Essay

    abundance of symbolism to the pieces. Two such examples are the Justinian and Theodora mosaics at San Vitale. This paper will describe not only the resemblances, but also the differences in the two mosaics from in the same time period. Emperor Justinian and Attendants. Mosaic on north wall of the apse Tesserae c. 547. 8 ' 8" by 12 ' Church of San Vitale. In this large piece, it is easy to discern…

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  • Compare And Contrast Medieval Japanese And Medieval Europe

    from 710-to the late 15th century were two very similar places in history. They both had unfair punishments and used the feudal system, which was not a very fair system, especially if you were at the bottom of the pyramid. They both had rulers who were important in their countries. The King was at the top of the medieval pyramid and the Emperor was the ruler of the Japanese. However, being a king in Europe was more respected because he had so much more power than a Japanese Emperor so it would…

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  • The Roles Of Women: Herodotus And Sima Qian

    were meant to fill become clear. Although these vastly different cultures had limited contact, women in Greece and China were very similar during this time period. Each writer gives distinct evidence of women fulfilling, or denying the roles placed upon them as wives, mothers, daughters, oracles, soldiers, commanders, gifts, property, and royalty. Sima Qian’s writing contains several different examples of the expected female role in Chinese society. He speaks of the basic nature of a man,…

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  • Identity In Gene Luen Yang's Boxers And Saints

    Society. When first introduced in the story, Red Lantern shows compassion to the village that Bao lives in, by helping the people with health problems (Boxers 41). Red Lantern 's identity as a compassionate warrior again reinforces to Bao what identities his culture finds acceptable. Bao passively accepts that being a compassionate warrior is an acceptable identity without really evaluating the idea and he strives to become a warrior, like his brothers and Red Lantern. Upon the death of his King…

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  • The Great Wall Of China Summary

    Introduction A vigorous indication of the country’s abiding durability was an exclusive configuration known as the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall was assembled and established by a man named Qin, the first emperor of China. He conceived this complex as a forcible blockade to defend the Chinese and their homeland as well. Much of the Chinese society became endeavored to death in the development of this unforgettable wall in China. Qin was frightened that one of his rivals of the other six…

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  • Roaring Dragon Hotel Essay

    The Roaring Dragon Hotel was a three star hotel in the south-west of China. It was a famous enterprise which was owned by the state and 40 years of history. Roaring Dragon Hotel had a good reputation but started fading as there was a change in management to Hotel International. This organization had a good reputation and suitable enough to buyout the management of the Roaring Dragon Hotel. After the takeover, Hotel International took steps and changed the policies both internally and externally…

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  • Qing Dynasty Research Paper

    After the decline of the Ming Dynasty and the death of the last Ming Emperor, the Qing Dynasty quickly made its rise claiming the throne. But shortly after establishing imperialism, it became the last dynasty to ever rule in China. The purpose of this paper is to tell how the Qing Dynasty rose to power, and why it was the last one to rule. This research paper will be an enlightenment to important emperors who were key roles in the rise and fall of the dynasty, the arts that were introduced from…

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  • The Influence Of Clothing In China

    Throughout time, style and fashion changed in China. Apart from being political figures, emperors and empresses were the ones who took the initiative to set out trends and the ones to decide who was permitted to wear what. During the ages of the emperors, fine robes were a sign of rank, lifestyle, esthetics and good taste. What one wore said where one stood in society and who one was to be. Styles change from dynasty to dynasty and the history is imprinted in the clothing. Depending on one’s…

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  • The Rise Of The Han Empire By Shi Huangdi

    Han empire source 1 of the packet titled “ From Sima Qian” which is a biography that describes Qin Shi Huangdi by Sima Qian of documents and stone inscriptions and the request of the emperor Shi Huangdi. This source starts by Shi Huangdi starting out saying he is just an insignificant person but right after saying “ with the support of the sacred power of the ancestral temples the six kings have admitted to their crimes”. From this example you can see how he he was trying to be humble to his…

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