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    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 Gong An (Chinese:包公案) and the...
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  • ASIAN ART OF RHINOCEROS
    reasons. During Warring States period (475 – 221 BC), rhinoceros’ skin was demanded for shields and armors for soldiers because of its thickness. “The Story of Goujian Descend upon Wu” recorded that, “Now, there are about 130 thousands Goujian’s soldiers armed with suits of rhinoceros skins.” By Tang dynasty...
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  • Sonnys Blues
    Museum of Art’s contemporary but traditional feel. Once I got to the Chinese Art collection it was clear which piece I was supposed to be looking for. The ceramic piece of interest was sitting with a few other ceramic pieces from China. The table with food on it was called Tomb Model of a Table Filled with...
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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?
    (here after referred to as the Reader) are pithy stories highlighting the often shortened lives of ‘virtuous women' and their commendable actions and roles as wives, fiancées, and daughters (in-law) [Mair, Steinhardt, and Goldin, 607]. The original stories, Lienu zhuan, written by Liu Xiang in Han times...
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  • Mukha Mo
    country by foreigners. It may have come from Qin (pronounced chihn), the name of an early Chinese dynasty. ➢ The Chinese call their country Zhoungguo, which means Middle Country. Chinese literature extends thousands of years, from the earliest recorded dynastic court archives to...
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  • Hello Kitty
    Sephora (Francie) 7 3.3 Swarovski (Austria) 8 3.4 Vans (US) 8 3.5 Eva Air (Taiwan) 9 Conclusion 10 Bibliography 11 Appendix I.: Hello Kitty Story 12 Appendix II.: First product with Hello Kitty motive - 1974 13 Appendix III.: Hello Kitty Products 14 Appendix IV.: Hello Kitty a celebrities...
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  • Film Review on Shower
    The backdrop of the story is set in a city in contemporary Beijing, a city on the make, with a dilapidated neighborhoods standing in the way of progress. The story is about an old man, Master Liu (Zhu Xu), who runs a traditional bathhouse there, with his younger son, Er Ming (Jiang Wu), who may be...
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  • New Dynasty
    North Korean officials must certainly feel the strain. Unable to get loans due to multiple defaults, having numerous foreign diplomats expelled from Third World countries for indecent behavior and setting everyone on edge with an alleged satellite missile launch, North Korea has had to resort to...
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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 come...
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  • The Detective Novel
    the detective fiction. Though traces of detection techniques can be found in texts as early as The Ramāyāna or even the tale of "The Three Apples"2 from the Arabian Nights, it was in China that we find the first tradition3 of the proper detective fiction. Detective fiction in the West however took...
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  • Day of Empire
    hyperpowers and compares them to the current decline of the United States. The Achaemenid Empire was the first world dominant power in history. The story of the Achaemenid Empire starts the Cyrus the Great. Cyrus became king after taking over the Median Kingdom in 539 BC. Cyrus established the Empire...
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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 Resources ...
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  • Production Analysis
    - - FUN WITH - CHINESE CHARACTERS The StraitsTimes Collection CD Cartoonist: Tan Huay Peng IJ FEDERAL PUBLICAnONS U Singapore • Kuala Lumpur • Hong Kong Published for The Straits Times by Federal Publications (S) Pte Ltd © 1980 Federal Publications (S) Pte Ltd Times Jurong 2 Jurong Port...
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  • Intro to China and Japan Review
    border areas, which during the Tang Dynasty came under the control of provincial military governors, or jiedushi. As control of these fanzhen devolved from central authority into the hands of the local leaders, they at times became powerful enough to threaten the imperial Chinese central government during...
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  • The Soul of the Great Bell
    particularly Creole culture and voodoo religion. In 1890 he moved to Japan, where he apparently found his life’s calling. Interest in Japanese culture from an appropriative perspective was growing in the Occident and Hearn’s writings on this culture filled a vacuum. He became something of an ‘insider’...
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  • China’s China: Jingdezhen Porcelain and the Production of Art in the Nineteenth Century
    interaction between global political-economic transformations and changing concepts of Chinese art in the nineteenth century. Its focus is on the porcelain from the renowned "porcelain city," Jingdezhen in Jiangxi Province of southeast China. Jingdezhen has been the center of world porcelain production since...
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  • Civilization research
    [tɕʰíŋ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]), also Empire of the Great Qing or Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and succeeded by the Republic of China. The dynasty was founded by the Jurchen Aisin Gioro clan in...
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  • Amy Tan
    of both her father and her sixteen-year-old brother to brain tumors, and later she was told that she had more siblings from her mothers first marriage. Which she had long since ran from abandioning her two young daughters as she feld her abrusive marriage. Tan majored in English at San Jose State. Maslin...
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  • China-Student-Guide-6
    This guide is given out free to teachers and students with an exhibition ticket at the Education Desk. It is available to other visitors from the RA Shop at a cost of £3.95 (while stocks last). CHINA The Three Emperors 1662–1795 CHINA The Three Emperors 1662–1795 Main Galleries, 12...
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