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    Early Chinese detective fiction[edit] The "Gong An story" (公案小说, literally:"case records of a public law court")is the earliest known genre of Chinese detective fiction. Some well known stories include the Yuan Dynasty story Circle of Chalk (Chinese:灰闌記), the Ming Dynasty story collection Bao...
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  • ASIAN ART OF RHINOCEROS
    extant rhinoceros horn works are dated from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. In other words, the objects made of rhinoceros horns had their heyday during the Ming and Qing. The rhinoceros horn carving is a fascinating work so that many scholars participated in the production from the late Ming Dynasty...
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  • Sonnys Blues
    . The Tomb Model of a Table Filled with Offerings of Food turned out to be quite an interesting ceramic work as well as an intriguing story. I learned that the Chinese buried their loved one with furnished tombs that included these small models called “spirit articles. The Ming dynasty is something I did not know anything about before this scavenger hunt and I am glad that I learned something from it....
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  • Film Review on Shower
    a traditional bathhouse there, with his younger son, Er Ming (Jiang Wu), who may be retarded or autistic while his elder son, Da Ming (Pu Cun Xin), who has been estranged from his father for many years, is a businessman living in Shenzhen, the economic centre of China, in the south. The film...
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  • Mukha Mo
    , a historical record of Confucius' native state, Lu, from 722 to 479 BCE. The Four Books include: the Analects of Confucius, a book of pithy sayings attributed to Confucius and recorded by his disciples; Mencius, a collection of political dialogues; theDoctrine of the Mean, a book that teaches the...
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  • Hello Kitty
    Hello Kitty motive on it. We talking about products starting from office & school stuff (pens, pencils, sell tapes, stickers, etc), clothes, shoes, kitchen & bathroom things, electronics, as well as wedding stuff (dresses, rings, invitations) or as famous brands´ collection – Sephora for...
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  • What Are the Purposes of the Very Brief "Biographies of Exemplary Women" (607-13)? Are These Truly Biographies of Diverse Individuals, or Merely Variations of the Same General Archetypes? Whose Interests Are Served by Such Commemorative Texts?
    the Ming. "The Story of the Three Wang Girls" [Mair, Steinhardt, and Goldin, 609] is an appropriate example, in which all three young women drowned themselves to escape captivity from rebels. Their heedless loss of life was considered honorable yet should be considered contradictory to Confucius...
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  • Hunger Introduction
    American immigrant experience and the complicated dynamics of familial relationships. While straddling two cultures, the families in this collection of stories and a novella must struggle to achieve a tenuous balance between remembering and forgetting, and to measure adequately the losses and gains...
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  • Stories from a Ming Collection
    Stories From a Ming Collection is a book compiled by Fang Menglong and translated by Cyril Birch, of a collection of popular moral tales of oral tradition that were told by Chinese storytellers during the T’ang Dynasty in the Chinese marketplaces. The two tales that will be analyzed specifically...
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  • New Dynasty
    Union. Poems, stories, songs and films have also been produced "deifying him as the Second Coming (In the Land, p59)" and other impossible claims as well. In the second phase, Ming ruler Yung-lo and those who follow him carry out vast projects, just as Kim Il Sung, "the only great leader existing...
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  • The Detective Novel
    in texts as early as 1773, and the publication of the first Newgate Calendar. Named after the London prison, the Calendar was a series of collections of stories relating to details of 'real life' crimes. Although the focus was still on the criminal, the portrayal was not sympathetic by any means...
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  • Day of Empire
    . The first emperor was Trajan, who ruled from AD 98 to 117. He was known as the best ruler and stories tell him as being charismatic, popular, and remarkably accessible. Trajan’s successor was Hadrian, who ruled from AD 117 to 138. He had a passion for Greek culture and was one of the greatest...
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  • Amy Tan
    they face an expedition to China. The book opens with an article from the San Francisco Chronicle, saying that all the tourist had vanished, after sailing away on a cruise on Christmas morning.After that the story is told through a first person by the tour leader. Who later dies unexpectedly before the...
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  • Miracle of the Crib at Greccio
    Name: Marco Yu Ming Chan Date: 6 September, 2012 Professor Kate Dimitrova The Work of Art. The Miracle of the Crib at Greccio (Legend of St. Francis- 13. Institution of the Crib at Greccio), Portrait by Giotto Di Bondone, 1297-1300, church of St. Francis, Assisi, Italy. Book...
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  • China’s China: Jingdezhen Porcelain and the Production of Art in the Nineteenth Century
    the collection of the former emperors’ palaces. Over half of these 362 were Ming and Qing dynasty Jingdezhen wares, with styles and forms ranging from blue-and-white ware, monochrome glazes, snuff bottles, to Kangxi-era cloisonné (falang ).80 While his 44 seminal essay and his selection of...
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  • Production Analysis
    Elj] *tl i'& 1'6] Elj]¥'J¥£~~ distinguish right from wrong openly; blatantly struggle overtly and covertly commit mistakes deliberately question knowingly ming zhT gil wen Example: ~ Elj] Ei fff> B~ ~ II!', 0 Wo ming bai nl' de yi sT. It means, "I understand what you mean." 27...
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  • China-Student-Guide-6
    encountered considerable loyalty to the Chinese Ming dynasty. The Aisin-Gioro clan, to which the three Qing emperors belonged, had consolidated their power from the 1590s through the organisation of the Eight Banners. The Banners, military groups named for their distinctive banners, also formed the...
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  • Plastform 2
    , 1279-1368, opera performers began to use the vernacular language of the common people, rather than Classical Chinese. During the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the northern traditional singing and drama style from Shanxi was combined with melodies from a southern form of...
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  • Intro to China and Japan Review
    institution in the Ming imperial government. It first took shape after Emperor Hongwu abolished the office of Chancellor in 1380 and gradually evolved into an effective coordinating organ. However, since they screened documents submitted to the emperor from all governmental agencies, and had the power...
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  • Eassay
    also served as a transportation corridor. The Great Wall stretches from Shanhaiguan in the east, to Lop Lake in the west, along an arc that roughly delineates the southern edge of Inner Mongolia. A comprehensive archaeological survey, using advanced technologies, has concluded that the Ming walls...
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