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  • Effects Of China In Medieval Europe

    In the medieval era China was one of the most sophisticated countries in the world, superior to even Europe. In 618 China was unified under the reign of the Li family, who started the Tang Dynasty. during this time China expanded its influence by demanding tribute from Korea and Vietnam. A universal law code was made, and the dynasty reintroduced confucian scholars running the government. The 1,100 mile Grand Canal was built, which linked the Yellow River in northern China with the Yangzi River in southern China. This improved trade and overall communication in China. China was also a very isolated country and it wasn 't involved in other nations affairs. These are just a few of the many reasons China was superior to Europe in the medieval era. The collapse of the Han Dynasty and its massive armies was news that traveled far. There was a brief rule of several powerful warlords, a period known as the Three Kingdoms. However, they were more interested in conquering each other than protecting China, this lead to political divide. As in Medieval Europe, this had very bad consequences for Chinese security. At the end of the Three Kingdoms, barbarians stormed the borders to take China for themselves. They mostly ruled the North while the Chinese fought from the South. After an alliance was made between Turkish tribes and the Chinese were the Mongols pushed out of China.This wasn 't good for Europeans because when the mongouls fled from China, they migrated west, and later on would…

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  • Pulp Production Essay

    The finished pulp products and other materials delivered to the paper mill are further broken down into what is known as slurry (the main material used for making paper products). The three main procedures in the papermaking process is forming, pressing and drying. In the first process, the slurry enters the headbox then the wire section where water is removed until a thin, wet mat is produced. During the second process, the thin mat is transferred to the next machine to be pressed many times…

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  • Ancient Chinese Civilization

    For some time the ancient Chinese “played monopoly” by closely guarding the secret and eliminating other oriental centres of which paper may have been produced. Chinese merchants and missionaries shared paper, and their knowledge of papermaking, to neighboring and trustworthy lands such as Japan, Korea, and Central Asia. During a war between the Tang Dynasty and the Arab Empire in 751 AD, the Arabs captured some Tang soldiers and paper making workers. In prison the Arabs forced the Chinese to…

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  • Compare And Contrast Tang Vs Abbasid

    Papermaking was transferred to the west by a Chinese prisoner. So, yeah… pretty much paper making… That’s why its here. 2. The Mongols vs. Afro-Eurasia We’ve already mentioned the Mongols as big-deal world power in this era, but what they’re getting at here is that the Pax Mongolica or Mongol peace allowed for unprecedented world trade and the spread of many East Asian technologies to the West (ex. Gunpowder & Bubonic Plague) 3. The Crusaders vs. Anybody not Christian The Crusaders were…

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  • Islamic Bookmaking

    The Art of Bookmaking In the 800’s, Baghdad became a major papermaking center for creating books, but how were Islamic books made? Books were very important for the Muslims’ value of education. Wealthy people like kings and nobles supported bookmaking and it also provided job opportunities. Illustrators, scholars, craftsmen, calligraphers, paper and leather suppliers, and librarians all were necessary in the art of bookmaking. The Islamic bookmaking was a complicated process that consisted of…

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  • The Sixteen Luhammad Preaching Analysis

    is in "The Sixteen Luohans" can be found in the tree and the ground which give the piece kind of a rough texture, in contrast "Prophet Muhammad Preaching" has a much smoother texture overall since there are no real sharp elements to the piece. Both of these paintings are abstract, for "Prophet Muhammad Preaching" it is because the people all look very much alike, almost the same, and for "The Sixteen Luohans" abstraction is seen in the nature elements like the tree, boulders, grass, and the…

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  • Discovery Of Magnets Essay

    Virtual Reference Library. Web. 31 Oct. 2017. 9."woodcut and wood engraving." The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™, Columbia University Press, 2017. General Reference Center GOLD,. 10.“The Invention and History of the Printing Press.” PsPrint, 11.Bruno, Leonard C. "Telegraph." The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, edited by K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, 3rd ed., vol. 6, Gale, 2004, pp. 3970-3972. General OneFile, 12.Bekker, Henk.…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Cardboard Recycling

    loses its quality, the fibers tend to become shorter making it have a lower grade, so in a technical point of view the paper is not being recycled but it’s being down cycled(1) The recycling process: The recycling process starts with collecting newspapers, magazines and mixed paper/cardboard from commercial and industrial sources and others, the next step is adding water to create something called Pulp or (pulping); this will remove any unwanted contents such as paperclips, staples, glue…

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  • Essay On Hot Air Balloon

    The real pioneers of hot air balloon flying were the brothers Montgolfier. This papermaking family created the first hot air balloons using their paper with seams held together by buttons. This specific experiment first took place during the period of the French Enlightenment, once succeeded this left on lookers very surprised and stunned at the same time. In 1783, the first Hot air balloon was floated above Paris; the French public did not expect something so extravagant to happen. The first…

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  • Chinese Immigration

    The Chinese immigrants came to America beginning in 1849, shortly after the California Gold Rush, and ended abruptly with the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 which made it illegal for the Chinese to immigrate between the 1880s and the 1920s . The main reason why the Chinese came to America was that they had economic hardships due to the growing British dominance over China after Britain defeated China in the Opium War of 1839-1842. Some of the inventions that the Chinese made that…

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