Essays Tagged: "Qing Dynasty"

An architectual description of China's Forbidden City

officially moved its capital from Nanjing to Beijing. Over the next 491 years, twenty-four Ming and Qing emperors resided there.When a Chinese city is first laid out, the founder begins by inspecting ... eceives high officials and conducted the administration of the empire. The inner court includes Qianqinggong (Palace of Celestial Purity), Jiaotaidian (Hall of Celestial and Terrestrial Union), Kunnin ...

(8 pages) 135 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay describes women in china during the Qing dynasty

Women in China during the Qing dynastyIdeal Moral Values for Chinese WomenWe have seen that Confucius regarded filial piety as ... s, "chastity" (zhen ) received even greater emphasis as the foundational female virtue. Indeed, the Qing rulers promoted chastity to the point where it became virtually a cult. The Han dynasty was a t ... , revised, expanded on, and read in upper class households in all later dynasties especially during Qing dynasty. One of these classical morality texts was Biographies of Exemplary Women (Lienu zhuan) ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

An analysis of the classic "Rickshaw" by Chinese literary great Lao She.

r ruin of an entire dynasty period. Historians have, for example, always blamed the downfall of the Qing dynasty on solely Empress Cixi and her refusal to recognize the changing times around her. In a ... ad when he passes through a doorway (11). Also, when no rickshaw puller is willing to risk going to Qing Hua University for fear of the warlord soldiers, all someone has to do is call Xiangzi a "Big B ...

(20 pages) 45 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

The Imperial Civil Exam System.

ith, as it began in the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-220 A.D.) through to its end during the neo-Confucian Qing Dynasty (1644-1911A.D.). Finally, how this system has shaped the Chinese political vantage will ...

(11 pages) 78 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Republican Revolution in China 1911 It is about the successful and unsuccesful attempts in making China a republican country. It also compares with the French Revolution.

the Capital of Hubei Province. The leader of this revolution is Sun Yat-sen, a republican and anti-Qing activist. By the end of November 1911, 15 of the 24 Chinese Provinces declared their independen ... ction, Sun Yat-sen agreed to Yuan Shikai's demand and resigned from his post. On February 12, 1912, Qing Dynasty's child emperor Puyi was officially abdicated. On March 10, 1912, Yuan Shikai declared ...

(1 pages) 55 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

China/France DBQ Comparitive

ive state, France, emerged in the west and temporally in the east the Chinese dynasties of Ming and Qing (although Qing was Manchu) came about which individually created a key political structure in t ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biography Of Sun Yat Sen, Communist leader.

tly practiced medicine in that city. Hisyears in the west induced in him a dissatisfaction with the Qing government of China and hebegan his political career by attempting to organize reform groups of ... ve thousand years of imperial rule in China. When he learned of thesuccessful rebellion against the Qing emperor from press reports, Sun immediately returned toChina from the United States.On December ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Analysis of Bao-yu's dream in Cao Xueqin's 'Story of the Stone'

o Xueqin is an animated, lively account of lifein a large Chinese household in the mid-18th century Qing dynasty. Itremains a fascinating novel for modern readers with its vivid and detaileddescriptio ... ade other wits seem slow. Thecombination of wit, or intelligence, and virtue were ideal traits in a Qingwoman of the upper class. Arguably it was Dai-yu who held the upper hand inwit while Bao-chai, w ...

(14 pages) 71 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Forbidden City

he imperial residence and center of the kingdom during the reign of 24 emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasty. It is also now the largest and the best preserved ancient architecture in China. The F ... pposite the Jingshan Park which was a private garden of the imperial families in the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Both places are separated by Jingshan Qian Street. The east of the Forbidden City bo ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This paper highlights the differences between the Han and Manchu social groups, as well as the various social clashes and changes which existed in 11th century Chinese culture.

The Qing conquest of Ming China placed the numerically superior ethnic group of the Han Chinese under th ... nese had governed China by way of the Ming dynasty for nearly three hundred years, until the Manchu Qing Dynasty usurped the Ming through military conquest in 1644 A.D. The Qing Dynasty was not the fi ... ethnic groups incorporated "an animal radical" that degrades outsiders to a near-animal status; the Qing character denoted a sheep radical (Dikotter 4). The sheer number of Han Chinese combined with t ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Have Chinese perceptions towards Homosexuality become more or less conservative?

must be qualified by the arguments that a more conservative shift had already begun to occur in the Qing dynasty, that the submissive homosexual partner was not accepted and that men were forced to be ... ied by the fact that a shift was occurring even earlier in China's history. In the 17th century the Qing dynasty had already introduced a law banning homosexual acts. However, because at this time con ...

(4 pages) 56 3 3.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Tibetan religious practics before Chinese political manipulations.

ways in a state of foreign rule such as the conquer of Mongol in Yuan empire, the absorption of the Qing Dynasty and the invasion of the British troops.Problems began to emerge after the delaration of ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Last Emperor-Puyi.

emperor's brother, Puyi was only three years old at the time. Foreigners were over powering China; Qing dynasty (1) seemed to have reached its end. Puyi was sent to live in the Forbidden City, Zijinc ... ever later they were driven out. Therefore they moved southward and defeated China. Established the Qing Dynasty but because there culture is so different to the Chinese Culture they gradually lost so ...

(8 pages) 45 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Sun Yat Sen

idance, he successfully led the fellow Chinese people out of the darkness of the corrupted imperial Qing Dynasty to the new grounds of democracy. Although Sun's goal was not totally accomplished by th ... wentieth century in modern China. Without Sun, China would probably remain in control of the rotten Qing Dynasty and eventually fall into the hands of other nations that leads to the vanishing of a cu ...

(4 pages) 21 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

In political, cultural and social terms the May Fourth Movement was far more important than the 1911 Revolution. Discuss.

rtant to understand the political climate on which it was founded, by examining the collapse of the Qing dynasty. (Spence, 1996: 48-53) provides an account of the previous few years before the 1911 Re ... allied with the republican movement of Sun Yat-Sen. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen called for the overthrow of the Qing dynasty and the establishment of a democratic republic. The anti-Qing movement developed with i ...

(12 pages) 73 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Ming Dynasty

years. It finally met its match in 1644, when the Capital of the Ming dynasty, Beijing, fell to the Qing Dynasty. The Ming Dynasty was responsible for advances in many fields of its time (Ming Dynasty ... ng Dynasty." Wikipedia. 25 Oct. 2006 .Vollmer, John. Ruling From the Dragon Throne: Costumes of the Qing Dynasty. Berkley, California: Top Speed P, 2002.

(6 pages) 47 1 4.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Classic Corruption-Chinese Literature

seen in both Liu's The Travels of Lao Ts'an and Wu's The Sea of Regret. It is true that during the Qing Dynasty, corruption in all ranks of society existed, but its terrible affect on the people is w ...

(3 pages) 410 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Taiping Rebellion

entury through a series of rebellions that reached their paramount during The Taiping Rebellion.The Qing dynasty ruled China for a span of over 250 years, but it wasn't always the case that Qing ruler ... ders. During the time of the Taiping up rise enormous population pressures were put upon China. The Qing dynasty was also haunted by what seemed an endless amount of consistent natural disasters, in w ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Bentley Traditions and Encounters Chapter 27 Ming Qing China Outline

9;When Ming dynasty took over they wanted to restore cultural tradition in China•The following Qing dynasty were nomadic but also worked zealously to promote Chinese ways•Both promoted Chine ... y were climbing over the walls of the Forbidden City•Emperor & family committed suicideThe Qing Dynasty•Manchu’s flowed into China & called new empire Qing “pure” (164 ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

How filial piety work in ancient Chinese society

ong and Zhang was not simply emperor and minister or student and teacher, but both. By the time the Qing dynasty was founded, "the works of Confucius were regarded…as the key repositories of et ... y of the empire. Accordingly, the emperor was supposed to be loyal to his empire above all else. In Qing China, centralization of the monarchy was considered the most legitimate power to stabilize the ...

(4 pages) 78 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History