Essays Tagged: "ancient china"

Importance of the Emperor in chinese history and development

Ancient China's civilization began approximately 8,000 years ago on the banks of three great rivers. ... re the Yellow in the north, the Wei in the northwest and the Yanzi in the south. For centuries, the Ancient Chinese (having been enclosed by mountains, deserts and seas and having little contact with ...

(5 pages) 119 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Pot

condCentury B.C., was first to describe it in print. It was used as ananesthetic 5,000 years ago in ancient china. Many (*) ancient culturessuch as the persians, Greeks, East Indians, Romans, and the ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Ancient China's Culture and Customs. This is very simple and straighforward, but has a bibliography.

Ancient China was a time filled with many unique customs and had a most fascinating culture. Some of ... hrooms. They used hot water, which was sold on the streets. They were much more sanitary then other ancient civilizations. They also used toilet paper, which was not common in other cultures (Williams ... he fields. The custom of foot binding died out in the early 1900s (Kids discover, April 1997, pg.6).Ancient Chinese society was like a stepladder. On the top were the royal family and emperor. Just be ...

(8 pages) 363 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Footbag

ut any hacker will tell you the true goodwill gameis hackysack. It has kept warrior guards awake in ancient China, warmed up the legs of soccerplayers, and helped treat sports injuries by stretching m ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Chinese Medicine

l medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to t ... sent day, the view that the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual elite of ancient China. It was this elite class that refined and developed these ideas over many centuries.(1 ...

(6 pages) 177 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A hands on guide to ancient China

ChinaAn essay on ancient China can be educational but also veryfun and interesting. China differs from other culteres ... es. Chinas had three dynasties. The first of which wasthe Xia (2,000 b.c. to 1,500 b.c.) except for ancient legions one reallydoesn't know much about the Xia rulers. In 1,500 b.c. the Xia rulers wereo ... on theirfeet.So as I have shown U a report on China can be ver fun and interesting.ChinaAn essay on ancient China can be educational but also veryfun and interesting. China differs from other culteres ...

(5 pages) 92 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Hippocrates: The Father of Modern Medicine.

rate pain. Various methods have been applied, some with success, others with failure. However, from Ancient China to Ancient Greece, the basic belief that a higher being was responsible for ailments r ... icine and argued against the theory that illness was caused by supernatural forces, thereby freeing ancient medicine from superstition and shifting it towards science."Under his influence, the shackle ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chinese medicine History

al medicine of China has a long historical and culturalbackground dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were ableto reach a level of social stability that included the ability to tr ... resent day, the viewthat the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual elite ofancient China. It was this elite class that refined and developed these ideasover many centuries.(1) ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Can Confucius Influence our Lives Today? This essay looks at confucian ideals and compares them to our modern society.

ere created based on a time of warring clans, turmoil, confusion, and a collapse of civilization in ancient China; now, we find ourselves in a time of prosperity and strong international relations, ye ...

(3 pages) 98 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ancient Chinese Geography

Ancient China was an isolated land because of the numerous mountains, dangerous deserts, and vast se ... Pacific Ocean to the east of China also prevented foreigners from reaching China.The Gobi Desert in ancient China is one of the driest deserts in the world. The Taklamankan Desert, which means "enter ... nly about twelve percent of China's land is plains and most of that is in the eastern part of China.Ancient China had two major river systems that generally flowed in a western to eastern direction:&m ...

(1 pages) 51 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Tang Dynasty

r that the dynasty really took off. Under the reign of Tang Taizong, the Tang dynasty literally put Ancient China on the map. With the construction of the "silk road" the Tang dynasty enabled trade fr ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Early Civilisation of the Chinese People in China

Ancient Chinese CivilizationBy, Valerie HiewThe Ancient Chinese Civilization originated around 4000 ... in China. Because of the farmers' success, the population of the area grew. The hard work of these ancient China's farmers also allowed powerful kingdoms to develop throughout China. In 1700B.C, a ki ... ower class people, produce food for society- people who trade goods and etc.The social structure in Ancient China is influenced greatly by military positions. That was why military technology at that ...

(4 pages) 73 0 2.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Drugs and alcohol

amounts of alcohol.Drugs and alcohol have been part of cultural recreation for thousands of years. Ancient China and India used marijuan thousands of years ago, and Herodotus wrote in the fifth centu ... ruvians to eat the plant for the same reason (Duke and Gross 66). It is also a well-known fact that ancient tribes still use psychoactive drugs and drink homemade alcohol to enhance religious ceremoni ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Confucius

One of the most famous people in ancient China was a wise philosopher named Confucius (circa 551-479 BC). He sometimes went by the na ... at the end of a fable). Confucius is famous for his philosophy because he made many wise sayings in ancient China that helped many people learn about nature, the world, and the human behavior. He also ... o the principles and precepts of the sages of antiquity. He therefore lectured to his pupils on the ancient classics.?Confucius taught in his school for many years. His theories and principles were sp ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Use of Mirror and Reflection Imagery in "Mulan"

This story is about the adventures of a young woman in ancient China, named Mulan, inspired by a familiar Chinese folk tale.Mulan is a lovable, spirited gi ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Crickets

and are extremely harmful to plants such as barley, and flax The Field Cricket has had a history in ancient China. This cricket's beautiful song was held in particularly high esteem.These crickets wer ...

(4 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ancient China Comparison Essay

Ancient China Comparison Essay Ancient China and Japan have many similarities as well as uniqueness' ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

History on Chinese martial art - Wushu (powerpoint slide)

#27494;術 Ms. **** Shaun Co******** * * WUSHU 武術 WUSHU's ORIGINS Wushu is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts. Wushu Started off as just a warm up for military exercises and ... ilitary exercises and later became a military subject, for close combat battle. Wushu originated in ancient China around 2,500 years ago, which was around the time of the warring period between 770-22 ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Untitled

It has varied through the years as cultures have changed, but they are always included in some way. Ancient China was no different. Women were thought of as unimportant, yet the Chinese couldn't have ... se couldn't have prospered without them. Women should be given the same respect that is given a man.Ancient China was filled with superstition and undirected beliefs. It is as a result of this that wo ...

(2 pages) 324 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Tarot card use in the u.s

ed various forms of fortune telling for thousands of years. It became a widespread practice in many ancient societies, particularly among rulers, who often sought advice from fortune tellers. In ancie ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology