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Overall, what weaknesses led to the collapse of the Qing dynasty?

The Qing Dynasty of China had a long run, but that run was destined to come to an end during a period of increasing revolutionary fervor across Europe and Asia. A monarchy, the Qing Dynasty, which...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2017 2:12 am UTC

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What are recent conflicts involving China? 

Depending upon how one defines “recent,” there is no shortage of conflicts involving China. Beginning with the Japanese occupation of Manchuria during the 1930s, and ending with Japan’s defeat in...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2014 8:32 pm UTC

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China, is it self contained or influenced by the outside? How would you respond to the idea that China was a...

As previous commentators have noted, China is now inextricably bound to many other countries, perhaps the most important of which is the United States. China is one of our primary creditors, and...

Latest answer posted January 1, 2013 2:02 pm UTC

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What percentage of Hong Kong's population is technology savvy?

Hong Kong has a young and technologically sophisticated population that is highly "technology savvy." One reason Hong Kong is of such interest is that 2007 marked the first decade after...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2013 3:41 pm UTC

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What does scapulimancy mean, and how widespread was its use? What does the evidence of violence reveal about...

By all indications, scapulimancy was a widespread practice throughout the early Chinese dynasties, particularly the Shang and Zhou dynasties. During these periods, apyro-scapulimancy and...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2019 10:13 pm UTC

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What was the Great Leap Forward ?

The Great Leap Forward was Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong's policy of forcing China's vast but primitive agricultural sector to one suitable for the communist society he...

Latest answer posted August 15, 2014 6:09 pm UTC

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What is a period of disunion?

Periods of disunion are considered exceptions to the rule, flaws in cosmic order, by traditional Chinese thinkers because of the cultural assumption that the world should be united under the rule...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2008 5:50 pm UTC

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What was the appeal of communism in China with Mao as a leader?

One of the main sources of Communism's appeal to the Chinese people was its association in the popular mind with the national liberation struggle against the Japanese. The Japanese occupation of...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2018 9:19 am UTC

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How much does the Chinese city of Shanghai reflect the process of westernization that country has experienced?

China’s is an ancient civilization that goes back thousands of years. From the beginnings of its recorded history around 1700 B.C. until the mid-1970s, the Chinese people had never known freedom...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2013 9:04 pm UTC

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I am doing an analysis paper for my political science class. My topic is:  The Chinese government proposed an...

In the past ten years, the rise of animal activists in China has skyrocketed. According to an article in Bloomberg, there are over 100 groups that seek to protect animals. ...more than 100 animal...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2015 3:42 am UTC

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How would you characterize contemporary China as expressed by the people interviewed in Ye Sang's book China Candid,...

The author Ye Sang makes it quite clear in his groundbreaking book that there is no one single perspective on contemporary China is applicable or definable. He interviewed thirty-six people from...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2013 10:53 pm UTC

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How would you characterize contemporary China, as expressed by the people interviewed in China Candid? How is life in...

As with so much in the globalized world, contemporary China is shown to be complex. There is really no direct answer to what China is out of the narratives in the book. Sang Ye himself concludes...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2013 11:34 pm UTC

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What percentage of the Chinese population is technology savvy?

A 2010 consumer survey of technology related consumerism habits conducted by KPMG, an Audit and Advisory company, gives a broad picture of general consumer technology savvy. The survey collected...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2013 4:27 pm UTC

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How might the rising power of China affect America’s future?

It is not at all clear at this point that China’s rise, in particular, is going to have any serious impact on America’s future. This is not to say that China is irrelevant. However, China does...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2013 4:42 am UTC

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How is the importance of the family expressed in traditional Chinese society?

In traditional Chinese culture, a strong emphasis has long been placed on the attainment and maintenance of harmony in all social structures, beginning with the family. Family is very important to...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2013 7:17 pm UTC

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I'm looking for any articles about: American and Chinese newspapers discussing the China one-child policy, how...

There are many articles on Chine's one-child policy. One interesting article comes from the Washington Post. It states that for some urban dwellers, one child is enough. City dwellers want to get...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2015 1:49 am UTC

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