• Taoism
    Chinese schools of thought. It's not always easy to draw accurate distinctions between ideas that are fundamentally Taoist and those that Taoism took in from elsewhere, especially Buddhism. The Tao cannot be described in words. Human language can only give hints that may help the mind to form an idea...
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  • art of war
    translation of Sun Tzu's ART OF WAR, the work was virtually unknown in Europe. Its introduction to Europe began in 1782 when a French Jesuit Father living in China, Joseph Amiot, acquired a copy of it, and translated it into French. It was not a good translation because, according to Dr. Giles, "[I]t...
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  • The Art of War by Sun Zu
    dedicated. A Puppet Press Classic The Art of War by Sun Tzu Introduction ------------------------------------------------------------- 5 Sun Wu and His Book -------------------------------------------------5 The Text of Sun Tzu -------------------------------------------------- 17 The Commentators...
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  • Ghost
    stay that far ahead every month after that. Please note: neither this list nor its contents are final till midnight of the last day of the month of any such announcement. The official release date of all Project Gutenberg Etexts is at Midnight, Central Time, of the last day of the stated month. A preliminary...
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  • Chi Chi
    be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the publisher. For information contact: Facts On File, Inc. 132 West 31st Street New York NY 10001...
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  • The Vinegar Tasters
    perspective than the fragmentary way the West has grown accustomed to. Naturally, to those familiar only with Western thought, the Asian view might seem fantastic and irrational. Asian thought has also been described as a full integration of the ways of living and thinking. The way one thinks should...
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  • Confucianism
    communication between mainland Chinese students and their Australian educators is also provided. It is concluded that, despite some experience of living in Australia, mainland Chinese students overseas are likely to draw on their embedded cultural schema of Education when studying in the context of...
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  • Development Control
    programmes that have largely failed to achieve their set goals and objectives. We explore the reasons for these failures, which include lack of rural dwellers’ participation in policy formulation; lack of political will on the part of the policy elites to painstakingly define the problems of rural development...
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  • Stranded Pakistanis at Geneva Camp
    Pakistanis” or the Bihari Community. [2] The community is comprised of over 300,000 yet it is not recognized with a clearly defined identity. They have been living in 66 squalid camps with poor facilities scattered in several areas of Bangladesh for more than three decades. [3] Although they are residing in “refugee...
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  • Research Paper About Arts in China
    on bronze and jade. With the advent of the Shang Dynasty that lasted from 1750 to 1045 B.C. China produced some of the most amazing works of art especially in bronze. Sacrificial vessels from the time display the stylistic developments that had started to take place during this era. The archeologist...
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  • Wu Zetian
    WU ZETIAN'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE TANG DYNASTY By Rui Wang A thesis submitted in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts Department of East Asian Studies University of Toronto © 2008 by Rui Wang ABSTRACT Wu Zetian's Contribution to the Cultural...
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  • China Cloting
    Country Notebook VI. Living conditions writing guide Since 1949 the Chinese economy was characterized by widespread poverty, extreme income inequalities, and endemic insecurity of livelihood. By means of centralized economic planning, the People's Republic was able to redistribute national income so...
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  • Ms Yu
    powerhouse for China’s modern transformation Shanghai was a city of tremendous importance and enormous complexity. In the 19th century, when the Treaty of Nanjing opened it to trade with the West, Shanghai rose to become China’s largest city and leading center for finance as well as for art, publishing...
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  • Chinese Schools
    even those who were not one's social equals with respect. One should also respect ritual, cultivate wisdom, be trustworthy, and strive to do the right thing in any situation. In Confucianism, human beings are teachable, improvable and perfectible through personal and communal endeavour especially including...
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  • Factors Affecting Slum Resettlement Projects in Bangladesh:
    Summary Since independence in 1971, Bangladesh has been facing rapid urbanization and massive demographic explosion particularly in the capital city Dhaka. Scarcities of vacant lands, limited resources, high land value and high construction standard have created a serious housing shortage for the...
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  • Neiborhood & City
    http://essaysreasy.com/ & http://www.my-english-writing.com/ Essay, English Composition Writing on My Neighborhood {1} Having long been living in this alley, I know almost everyone here. It is, however, the housewives that I usually see in the daytime, the rest being either out working as...
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  • Urban Life and Use of Public Space Study of Responsive Public Open Spaces for Supporting Urban Life in Dhaka City'
    urban life in Dhaka City' by Dr. Farida Nilufar Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, BUET faridanilufar@yahoo.com Research Funded by: Jahanara Majid and Mahbub Alam Research Grant of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Title of research 'For Urban Life, specially Dhaka City: Its Past, Present...
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  • The Changing Meaning of Neighbourhood Attachment in Chinese Commodity Housing Estates: Evidence from Guangzhou
    estates against traditional neighbourhoods. The analysis draws on both qualitative and quantitative datasets from three case studies in Guangzhou and a city-wide survey. Results indicate that, compared with traditional neighbourhoods, residents of commodity housing estates have weak neighbourly interactions...
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  • Country Better Than City
    Life is better than City Life City life and country life are very different to each other. The bustling city is alive with people and activities, whereas the country is relaxed and quiet; but which is better? I strongly think that life in the country beats the city by far because of the...
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  • Country or City
    Life is better than City Life City life and country life are very different to each other. The bustling city is alive with people and activities, whereas the country is relaxed and quiet; but which is better? I strongly think that life in the country beats the city by far because of the...
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