Yuan Dynasty

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  • Marco Polo's Influence On Sino-European Relations

    Topic1: The role played by trade in the history of Sino-European relations from Yuan times to the Opium Wars Trade is often a form of national economic development, while trade can have a great influence on national relations. From Yuan to Ming, trade had a positive impact on the relationship between China and Europe, it helps to keep in good touch and promote economic development; From Qing to Opium Wars, trade was the main reason that England brought to war in China. Marco Polo as a traveler…

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  • Yueyang Hsia Yung Analysis

    Since the Tang Dynasty in 716 AD, the Yueyang Tower has guarded the Northern gateway to the Hunan province, the point where the Yangtze River meets the Xiang River at Lake Dongting. The site, once a platform for the Wu Kingdom (222-250 AD) general Lu Su to train his naval troops1, offers a beautiful and strategic panoramic view of the surrounding area and a near bird’s eye view of the lake – one of China’s largest bodies of fresh water. The tower had already been through numerous…

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  • Cosmology In Ancient China

    How has the understanding of [the] universe in China changed in last hundreds of years? Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius once said: "He who does not know what the world [does] not know where he is, and he who does not know for what purpose the world exists, does not know who he is, nor what the world is." It is true that a person 's self-identity is hugely affected by his or her view of the world, and that a country or race 's self-image is based on its understanding of the universe. In the last…

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  • Importance Of Civilizations In The Pre-Modern World

    1.) Civilizations in the pre-modern world were highly advanced in their own standards. Chinese invented weapons, silk, china, paper and many technological, as well as political influence in the region of origins. Indians were known for their spices, as the people of East Africa traded slaves, timber, and ivory. All over the world, civilizations were inventing tools and coming up with new ideas on how to better their culture. This is the cornerstone, or backbone of what started a series of the…

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  • Mongolian And Han Architecture

    The practicing and thinking in design came a long way, because the Silk Road was a period which the Mongolia and Han culture deeply exchanged and influenced the practicing and thinking in design; in the Yuan dynasty, although the Mongols governed the Han, its ethnic policies promoted cultural exchange and encouraged the development of the Han culture (). The concept of the Silk Road was first by Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen from Germany in 1877(). Biaomian…

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  • Religious And Social Causes And Continuities In Confucianism In China

    From 1200 to 1750 C.E., Confucianism continued to be widely practiced religion amongst Chinese citizens (CONT). In 1200 C.E., the traditional philosophies and religions of China continued under the rule of the Yuan dynasty. By 1750 C.E., despite the rise and fall of the Yuan and Ming dynasties, Confucianism…

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  • Tibet Research Paper

    China’s last dynasty, the Qing dynasty, respected Tibet’s autonomy as a distinct territory and culture, yet continued to claim authority over it – a claim generally recognised by the Tibetans – without interfering much in their political and societal structure (“Tibet,” 1997, P. 34). The nature of the relationship between Qing and Tibet was that of “an empire and a semi-independent peripheral state” (“Tibet,” 1997, P. 34). The Qing dynasty, clearly distinguished political status and…

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  • Gold In The Ancient Chinese Dynasties Essay

    Gold In the ancient Chinese dynasties has been represented in different material. Before the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC- 403BC). Gold often was represented bronze, which was the dominate and widespread material other than iron. Ancient people did not understand so much about gold, and also the limited availability of gold. Precious metal gold was not utilized regularly until a few dynasties later. However, After the Warring States Period (403BC- 221BC). People started to consider in which…

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  • How Did The Song Dynasty Affect China

    1000 to AD 1600, China was united under the Song dynasty. The Song dynasty began in 960 and persisted until 1279. During this era, China became the first government in world history to nationally issue banknotes and was the first government in China to establish a permanent-standing navy. The Song dynasty is divided into two distinct periods, Northern and Southern. Following the Song dynasty was the Yuan dynasty, also known as the Great Yuan. This dynasty lasted from 1271 to 1368 and was…

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  • Chinese Landscape Painting Analysis

    the bronze ritual vessels of the Shang and Zhou Dynasty. Then we examined the different Hu’s of the Han Dynasty. We also watched the progression of Buddhist sculptures in the 3rd and 4th century. With the course ending we see the collapse of the Tang Dynasty in the 10th century, and the emergence of Chinese Landscape painting. The past couple weeks, we were introduced to a variety of painters and their paintings from the Song, Ming, and Qing dynasties. Today we will focus on a painting produced…

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