Academic Papers on China & Chinese Issues

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A 12 page research paper on this ancient and subtle Chinese instrument. The writer includes an overview of Chinese music as well as details on the construction, playing techniques, and music of the Ch?in which shows the history and significance of this remarkable instrument. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 4 page paper that supports the recognition of continuity in ancient Chinese history as an element of current-day Chinese civilization. The writer disagrees with the perspective of Jacques Gernet and other historians who claim that by revelling in ancient Chinese history, historians lack a perspective on the changing status of the country. Bibliography lists ...

5 page review of Shalin Hai-Jew's 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms'--a book that traces ancient Chinese warfare and diplomacy through various early dynasties (originally compiled by Luo Guan Zhong during the Ming Dynasty). No bibliography.

A 16 page paper describing the classic Chinese work on warfare and political strategy. The paper points out how, by studying the strategies of 'Three Kingdoms' (written by protagonist Chuko Liang), Chinese industrialists hope to impress upon their workers that there is nothing foreign or Western about management, leadership, or strategy. The writer examines how ...

A 5 page research paper on the life of Tzu Hsi, who has the mother of the emperor became the power behind the throne of China for fifty years. Ambitious, xenophobic, anti-modern and superstitious, she lived a life of luxury and ostentation to the detriment of her country. Her rule, rather then preserving traditional Chinese ...

This 15 page research paper examines the role of women throughout China's cultural history. Specifically considered are women's roles from a historical perspective, the theme of 'big' tradition (government) vs. ‘little' tradition (household and the masses) and the outlook of women in China today. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines the historical social, textual and bodily practices which constructed the ideals of the female gender and women's ability to contest these gender boundaries in late Imperial China. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page overview of women's plight in China and how that plight was addressed by the 1995 United Nations women's conference in Beijing. Concludes that while the conference resulted in little overt impact to women's rights in China it is the little positives which resulted which will ultimately make a difference. Bibliography lists 15 ...

This 5 page paper is divided into to segments: the first addresses the role of women and the different female perspectives presented in Chinese literature during the Tang and Song dynasties, and relates gender differences based on authorship; and the second segment considers the social changes that occurred in China after the An Lushan Rebellion ...

Since as early as the 7th century B.C., women in China have been permitted to hold positions of power and even lead in prominent positions as national figureheads. Unfortunately, no level of leadership, education or social prominence for women could change the patriarchal nature of traditional Chinese society. From the early Han Dynasty to ...

An 8 page paper that discusses the advent of Buddhism in India and its spread throughout Asia. The paper focuses on how the malleable nature of Buddhism allowed it to insinuate itself in many different cultures, often changing the very nature of existing religions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page paper which considers the importance of the affirmation of life during the first two centuries of China's Ch'ing [Qing] dynasty by examining 18th century Chinese society, culture, literature and social condition of the gentry class. Specifically considered are popular literary works of the period, including Dream of the Red Chamber, Six Records ...

A 3 page paper which examines the problems currently faced by women in rural China and some solutions which have been suggested. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper examining the theme of domestic abuse in 17th century China in this book by Jonathan D. Spence. The paper argues that because Chinese society placed so much power in the hands of one gender at the expense of another, tragedies like the brutal death of Mrs. Wang were inevitable. Bibliography lists ...

A 5 page paper examining this book by Jonathan D. Spence. Looking at social conditions in seventeenth century China, the paper argues that women in this era were essentially not considered to be people at all. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of Ray Huang's book and considers the contradiction between the title and the content of the work. No additional sources cited.

This 8 page paper provides a basic overview of the introduction and adoption of Buddhism in China. No bibliography.

A 5 page paper examining how the religious practices of Buddhism found their way to China and became an integral part of both Chinese philosophy and religion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3 page report discusses the rise of Hong Xiuquan and his version of Christian theology that led him and his followers in an attempt to overthrow the Qing Dynasty. No additional sources cited.

The Story Of The Stone

  • 5 page paper

In the reading of The Story of the Stone there is an enormous amount of symbolism inherent in the presentation. The author tells the reader, in the preamble, that many of the names are allegorical. The style of writing, similar to the telling of a myth or fable, and the inclusion of metaphysical thought and ...

8 pages in length. The recent trend toward alternative therapies, such as traditional Chinese herbal medicine, is one that warrants the attention of the Western medical society. Not only are the herbal therapies valued for their healing abilities, but when used in conjunction with other alternative modalities, they provide a much more comprehensive approach ...

Chinese Poetry

  • 4 page paper

A very basic, 4 page overview of Yu Hsuan-Chi's "On a Visit to Ch'ung Chen Taoist Temple (9th century A.D. -China) with comparative reference to Washington Allston's poem "Rosalie." (17th century). No bibliography.

This 6 page research paper briefly draws on some of the information provided in McNeill's 'Plagues and People,' as well as other information that illustrates that disease can have positive effects for a population. Bibliography lists four sources.

This 5 page research paper examines the legalism, which along with Confucianism and Taoism, was a response to the chaotic Chinese feudal system. Specifically discussed are legalism views on the characteristics of a good leader; whether or not morality is important in good leadership; the relationship between the ruler and his ministers, subjects, family and ...

This 5 page paper considers the issue of the Communist coup of 1965 in Indonesia, also known as the GESTAPU, and assesses why ethnic Chinese in Indonesia were singled out for maltreatment following the attempted coup. This paper considers the issue of the ethnic Chinese presence in Indonesia and the reasons behind opposition to ...

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