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Chinese Influences In Korea, Vietnam, And Japan

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Korea, Vietnam, and Japan experienced and responded to Chinese influences in different ways. Korea and Vietnam, who were conquered by China, achieved political independence while participating fully in the tribute system. The cultural elite of all three countries borrowed them from China. Both Korea and Vietnam experienced some colonization by Chinese settlers. Vietnam was under Chinese rule for over a thousand years. This led to large cultural changes in Vietnam. They adopted their agriculture styles, Confucian-based schooling, local languages, and clothing and hairstyle. Japan, unlike Korea and Vietnam, adopted Chinese elements completely voluntarily. Not only did the Japan and Korea respond to Chinese influences differently but their women
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