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    Weeks prior to the procession, Sheng Xuanhuai’s family had engaged in a grueling lobbying campaign to seek a permit for the funeral cortege to go through Nanjing 南京 Road and other major streets in the International Settlement. On October 25, 1917, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai zong shanghui 上海總商會) filed a written request to the SMC at the behest of the Sheng family for the use of Nanjing Road for the procession. In the letter, Sheng was portrayed as a highly accomplished businessman that made an unmatched contribution to modernizing China’s industry, commerce, and education. His role in helping Shanghai avoiding the catastrophe of the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901) found particular mention in the letter. To highlight Sheng’s…

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    Nanjing Road (Tourist Entertainment) The Nanjing Road is going to be one of my first visits in China. It’s about 3.4 miles long and runs east to west. It’s a major shopping street with large attractions for fashion-seeking people. According to Nanjing Road by Travel China Guide, the Nanjing Road began “Importing large quantities of foreign goods, it became the earliest shopping street of the city.” There’s over six hundred businesses along this street, all of which are uniquely different and…

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    merciless war lasted for 14 years during the middle of the 18th century of China. The leader Hong Xiuquan was the son of a farmer and desiring success under the ruling of Qing. However, he eventually decided to fight against Qing imperial force after four times of failure in the imperial civil examination. He dreamed that he is the son of God and came the under the influence of Christian missionaries. He believed that his destiny is to save the people from Qing’s ruling. Based on the Christian…

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    The Nanjing massacre is one of the most devastating events that took place in China during the second Shino-Japanese war. The massacre was a series of war crimes committed by the Japanese soldiers upon taking over the city, Nanjing. The Japanese soldiers raped, murdered, and looted the Chinese citizens that were left abandoned by the Chinese military forces. The figure of the atrocities ranges from 150,000 to 200,000 that is claimed by China and 25,000 to 50,000 people that is claimed by the…

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    Nanjing Research Paper

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    Nanjing: Our Point of View In regards to the events that transpired due to the actions of the Japanese military force in 1937, there have been many accounts and retellings of those events. Throughout the decades people have used different words to describe what happened: a rape, a battle, an Invasion, or a massacre. Judging by the details of the event and the atrocities that were committed by the Japanese, the word Massacre would be the closest word to describe this tragic part of Chinese…

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    Nanjing Massacre Essay

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    In the event of when the Japanese military took over Nanjing in 1937. Although they have any sides of the story. Throughout history, people use different words to describe this event, rape,massacre,invention and battle. Although the term massacre describes this event the best. The term that describes this event the best is massacre. As historians dig deeper and the more evidence the just describe a massacre. “Mass killing and ravaging of Chinese citizens and capitulated soldiers by soldiers of…

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    Most people have never wondered what was going through the minds of the people that witnessed the mass murder and rape of these women around them...or the women it happened to. The Rape of Nanjing was unexpected and uncalled for. It is much like how the Jews that were harshly punished because of their religion. People today like to take the past and see it as only that. Others like to make jokes of it to make it seem less real. People will say, “Oh that happened back then, there is no way it…

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    The battle of Nanjing was depicted in many ways but altered throughout the years because of the argument “Is it appropriate for the ninth-grade textbook?” The battle of Nanjing was depicted as: a battle, a massacre, rape and an invasion. Through research, the answer that has arose is that it should be depicted as a massacre, it’s school appropriate and follows the facts. “Over a period of six weeks, Imperial Japanese Army forces brutally murdered hundreds of thousands of people–including both…

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    Zwia Lipkin’s book investigates the history and urban development of Nanjing through demonstrating how the Nationalist government managed various social problems in the city and the continuous effort to create the desired model of a “modern” national capital between 1927-1937. Lipkin recounts in detail how the Nationalist aimed to boost the image of the new capital by eliminating various social problems including refugees, shantytowns, rickshaw pullers, prostitutes and beggars in the city in…

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    transpires within this context, therefore, is that the Massacre came to be invested with very different meanings. When the national monthly Xinhua Yuebao in 1951 published an article on the Massacre, which it termed the ‘first great wartime Japanese atrocity in China,’ the author seemed more interested in revealing the American crimes during the Japanese atrocities in Nanjing. More specifically, the article called attention to…

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