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  • Ancient China

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    The Ancient Chinese are responsible for many inventions and contributions to the world. Some of their inventions and contributions include paper making, moveable type printing, gunpowder, compass, alcohol, mechanical clock, tea production, silk, practical umbrella, acupuncture, iron and steel smelting, porcelain, earthquake detector, rocket, bronze, the kite, the seed drill, row crop farming, toothbrush and paper money. We will take a look at 10 of these contributions and then choose the four that

  • Women in Ancient China

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    the Song Dynasty (960–1279) in Ancient China, the gender in which a person was born as, changed their whole path of life. Their role in society, their education, their power in the household were very different depending on if they were male or female. A typical female had much less power compared to a man; they were considered the inferior gender. It was unfair, and to an extend, cruel, the way that women were treated compared to a man, but during that time in China, it was so normal that no one

  • Ancient Rome And Ancient China

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    Ancient Rome and Ancient China were two different civilizations with very different yet very similar ways of life. Culture, religion, and more importantly, politics, helped make life the way it was for those who lived in ancient rome and ancient china. Politics were what made everything function, just as it does today. Politics is what was responsible for the wars that took place between civilizations, and why dynasty’s fell and why new ones rose right after. Politics were the backbone holding up

  • Ancient Greece And Ancient China

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    Ancient civilizations are a big part of history but we wouldn’t know them as they are today without them going through and facing all the problems. China and Greece had many of the same problems but solved them differently. I believe that Greeks solved their problems in a better way than Chinese. Ancient Greece was a very powerful and thrived. The empire of Ancient Greece spread over Europe all the way to France. Ancient Greece has a big influence on what we have today. For example, we get many

  • Ancient China Versus Ancient Greece Essay

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    Ancient China Versus Ancient Greece Ancient China and Ancient Greece were two vastly different civilizations with different cultures; they shared a multitude of similar political, economic, and philosophical achievements while also inholding multiple differences. The centralized government of China differed from the independent city-states of Athens. A similarity that both civilizations held in regards to politics would be the role, or lack thereof one, that women played within their respective

  • Developments in Ancient China

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    In the early years of China, the Chinese began a period of establishment in the world with ideas and teachings of new religions, changing powers, and building empires. In a nutshell the Chinese were progressing toward new technology, writings, and belief systems. The Chinese saw many dynasties come and go as well as many ups and downs experienced with societies over the course of history. As all nation’s go through change, the Chinese experienced changes from other lands far away and produced

  • The Status Of Women : Ancient China

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    customs that dominated in China in the past century, numerous topics appear. Thanks to the numerous written testimonies, we can almost reconstruct the life and experiences of people in ancient China. Of course, many of the practices described are not only interesting, but surprising. In this paper I am going to take a closer look at the status of women in ancient Chinese family. Relevance of the topic is that today the interest in the culture of Asian countries, including China grows and so does the

  • Ancient China Essay

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    paper with its fine, smooth surface was known as T'sai Ko-Shi, meaning: "Distinguished T'sai's Paper" and he became revered as the saint of papermaking. It wasn't until the third century when the secret art of papermaking began to get out of China, first to Vietnam and then Tibet. “Taught by Chinese papermakers, Tibetans began to make their own paper as a replacement for their traditional writing materials” (Georgia Tech). It was introduced in Korea in the forth century and spread to Japan in

  • Buddhism In Ancient China

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    commonly known as Buddha, which translates to the “enlightened one.” The creator had actually lived in India from 563 to 483 B.C. Buddhist monks and traders had brought this religion to China around 200 A.D. These traders traveled to China from India and Central Asia along the Silk road. Buddhism has had a long history in China, and native Buddhist religions developed that are corrected and agreed by Chinese Buddhists. It was widely accepted between many people. There were four main teachings that had

  • Life In Ancient China

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    their family in china. However, the Chinese had a common problem. Many of them were addicted to opiates and other drugs. A large percent of them also had a gambling problem. The average Chinaman, the police will tell you, would rather gamble than eat any day, and they have ample experience to back them.