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    Buddhism in East Asia

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    understating East Asian culture. Confucianism‚ indeed‚ is crucial in understanding the culture. However‚ one should not overlook the influence of Buddhism on Confucianism and many areas of East Asian culture. Buddhism‚ one of the world’s oldest religions and a philosophy‚ is shared by East Asian countries‚ thus in order to fully appreciate the East Asian culture‚ one should learn about Buddhism and its significant influence on the culture. This paper will discuss Buddhism shared by East Asian culture

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    The Middle East‚ Byzantium‚ and East Asia There were many similarities and differences between Byzantium and the Middle East and East Asia. Both regions were based on religions that were founded by prophets‚ but Byzantium and the Middle East had religions that were monotheistic‚ and East Asia did not. They also differed in the fact that the Middle East and Byzantium focused on academic development‚ and East Asia focused on military development‚ but were similar because both developed new ways to

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    Japanese Nationalism and its Impacts in East Asia Introduction Led by a new group of conservative leadership‚ Japan is undergoing a rise in nationalism fueled by complex mixture of causes spanning from internal politics‚ economy‚ perception of new threat from China‚ and external influence know in Japan as Gaiatsu. Meanwhile‚ East Asia is experiencing a dramatic shift in regional dominance from Japan to China. Due to the rapid growth in China’s economy‚ East Asian nations‚ having depended on Japan

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    The Security Dilemma(Spiral) and its aftermath in Northeast Asia Wang Kai‚ 10210170049 Part 1: Why the security dilemma or spiral in NEA deteriorated after the cold war? 1. Historical legacies A. Memory of the World War II Originating from its brutal occupation of China‚ the natural aversion to Japan has been preserved in part by Japan’s refusal to recognize and apologized for its imperial past. Chinese anti-Japan nationalism explodes recurrently by specific incidents—for instance‚ the revision

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    development in East Asia? The rise of Asia’s so called “Tiger” economies followed by China‚ has given rise to the spectrum of a distinctly East Asian economic development model. The pioneering economic success of in particular‚ Singapore‚ South Korea and Japan since the 1970’s has highlighted the need to evaluate and distinguish how such economies achieved such successive growth. A variety of possible factors can explain or highlight possibilities for the successive development of East Asia. A particularly

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    twentieth century East Asia? In the early 20th century‚ East Asia went through a process of modernisation to cope with the challenges brought by the Western powers. This process of modernisation was characterised by numerous features‚ ranging from military‚ political‚ economic‚ industrial and technological reforms to changes in the legal‚ administration‚ diplomatic as well as education and women. There were long term socio-political and cultural impacts which shaped the modern East Asia in the early

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    Chapter 15 – Reading and Study Guide The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia A. Identification – State in your own words what each of the following terms means and why it is significant to a study of world history. Those terms with an asterisk may be defined in the glossary. Xuanzang Yang Jian Sui Yangdi Tang Taizong An Lushan Huange Chao Du Fu Song Taizu Li Bo Zhu Xi Murasaki Shikibu Sui Grand Canal Tang Chang’an Equal-field System Bureaucracy of merit Middle Kingdom Uighurs Song Khitan Jurchen Foot

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    had a great Impact on the regions of Latin America and East Asia. During this time‚ they faced many political and economic challenges however‚ these challenges and the way Latin America and East Asia reacted to them had similarities and at the same time were very different. Economically‚ both of these regions relied heavily on imports from industrialized countries and were both politically instable although more so Latin America than East Asia. Communism during this time was spreading rapidly. Their

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    East Asian Religions

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    Phil 2000 Dr. Justin Lewis March 11‚ 2011 Far East Religions In the study of comparative religion‚ the East Asian religions form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group includes‚ Chen Tao‚ Chondogyo‚ Confucianism‚ Jeungism‚ Shinto‚ Taoism‚ and elements of Mahayana Buddhism. These traditions or religious philosophies focus on the East Asian concept of Tao. The place of East Asian religions among major religious groups is comparable to the Abrahamic religions and Indian religions. Early

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    During the post-classical era‚ East Asian trade experienced many changes through their innovations and means of trade-both maritime and overland. However‚ the spread of religion through these trade routes remained constant. One innovation that changeed East Asian trade was the introduction of the grand canal by the Sui dynasty. It was a system of artificial waterways that went from Hangshou to Bejing and Chang’an. The grand canal served as East Asia’s principal mean of internal trade. When it

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    Once were peripheral: Creating media capacity in East Asia This paper is about critical mass in media industries with emphasis on onemerging production centers rather than ‘structures of dominance’ emanating from North Atlantic corridors of power (US‚ Europe) -Media businesses move outwards and into East Asia ‚ cultural export strategies of countries without the advantage of English language Brief: 1st section Limitation within political economy‚ cultural geography and cultural studies

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    Gold Arches East

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    McDonalds has always been able to face the challenges that arise when trying to expand to foreign cultures. They have successfully expanded to over a hundred countries‚ including countries in East Asia. In the book “Golden Arches East” by James L. Watson‚ he studies different cities and how McDonalds has played a role in their cultures. Three places that he mentioned in his writing were Beijing‚ Seoul and Japan. They all share similarities in the way the culture was impacted positively and negatively

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    Us Interest in Asia Pacific

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    Strategic Forum Institute for National Strategic Studies National Defense University http://www.ndu.edu/inss No. 239 April 2009 The United States and the Asia-Pacific Region: National Interests and Strategic Imperatives by James J. Przystup Key Points Notwithstanding the 2008–2009 financial crisis‚ East Asia today remains the home of the world’s most dynamic economies. In 1990‚ the region’s share of global gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 26.5 percent; in 2006‚ that figure stood at 37.5

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    Impact of Trade on East Asia and South Asia From 600 to 1450 CE‚ the impact of trade on East Asia and South Asia was similar in that it promoted economic development in both regions and transformed port cities of both regions into cosmopolitan centers‚ but differed in that it helped with the establishment of Buddhism in China while it helped with the establishment of Islam in India. The impact of trade on East Asia and South Asia was similar in that it promoted economic development in both regions

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    the USA in South East Asia change in the years 1950 – 1963? The USA were involved in South East Asia between the years 1950 to 1963 mainly because of the growing threat of communism spreading through Indo-China (Vietnam‚ Laos‚ Cambodia‚ Burma‚ Malaya‚ Thailand). This thirteen-year period saw two changes in Presidency and increased military involvement in Southern Vietnam. The ‘Domino Theory’ was a speculation many presumed would occur in Eastern Europe and South East Asia; Harry S. Truman

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    Globalization of Korean Popular Culture in Asia 1. Introduction Since 1990s‚ Korean Popular Culture has had a strong influence in Asian countries‚ including China‚ Hong Kong‚ Taiwan‚ Japan and Singapore. This new popular cultural phenomenon in Asia is called the “Korean Wave”‚ also known as hallyu in Korean pronunciation‚ which refers to the surge of popularity of Korean popular culture abroad‚ particularly in Asia(Kin 284). The “Korean Wave” is first coined in mid-1999 by journalists in Beijing

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    Sarawak Campus Faculty of Business & Design Higher Education Division Unit of Study Outline HBI341N Southeast Asia – Business Context (Semester 2 / 2013) Version date (5 September‚ 2013) Unit of Study Outline HBI 341N Unit of study code Southeast Asia- Business Context Unit of study name Semester 2‚ 2013 Teaching Term/Semester & Year 4 Contact Hours Per Week Contact Hours (hrs/wk) or total contact hours It is highly advisable that students complete all core

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    Japan‐East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths                         Supporter’s Guide to    JENESYS Programme 2010    (For the government / relevant government organizations of participating  countries)    rd revision in September‚ 2010  The 3                                         Table of Contents    1. Programme Outline  (1)Background and Objectives  (2)Implementation Structures  (3)Expenses/Responsibilities  2. Necessary procedures  3. Confirmation of Invitation Schedule for the year 

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    THE EAST ASIA CRISIS How IMF Policies Brought the World to the Verge of a Global Meltdown The International Monetary Fund was created in 1945‚ after the 2nd World War‚ to help promote the health of the world economy. Its primary responsibilities include the promotion of international monetary cooperation‚ the promotion of exchange and economic stability and the control of a balanced growth of international trade. The IMF is also responsible‚ through its policies‚ to provide any resources available

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    Essay on WHY HAS EAST ASIA GROWN MUCH FASTER THAN AFRICA? INTRODUCTION Many nations in Africa observed an impressive growth rate in the early 1990. These were relatively greater than those obtained in the Asian Countries. However‚ between the 1960s and 1990s‚ Africa has witnessed a continuous decline in growth and this has raised concerns about what Africa could learn from the miracle of the East-Asian countries. This decline is general for most if not all African countries but emphasis

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