Essays Tagged: "Tibet"

The history of Malaysia

les of Peninsular Malaysia, settle here, probably the pioneers of a general movement from China and Tibet. They were followed by the Malays, who brought with them skills in farming and the use of meta ...

(2 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A War of the Ages.

es lay prostrate on the floor in submission in a great, expansive hall. This is the capital city of Tibet, a formerly independent, autonomous region in Southwestern China. This region entails a perfec ... 0, when the invasion of this destitute, dignified country by the Chinese empire sparked a monstrous Tibetan, militant rebellion. This invasion, however was not without reason - by investigation of the ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Daoism: The Religion

many years. According to legend,Lao Tzu set out for the western border of China, toward what is now Tibet when he was 80 years old. He was saddened that men were unwilling to follow the path to natura ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Little Buddha: Beliefs of Buddhism

d was a simple, ordinary boy who lived in Seattle. However, his whole life changed after a visit by Tibetan Monks. The leader of these monks was Lama Norbu. He taught Jessie the fundamental ideas of B ... Lama Norbu. He taught Jessie the fundamental ideas of Buddhism. Lama Norbu wants to bring Jessie to Tibet, but his parents feel that is an absurd idea at first. Their final decision however, was to al ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Comparing Modernity Between Hispanics and Tibetans in Baltimore

Baltimore and the troubles they have faced trying to make a new life in this country. Hispanics and Tibetans have both come to America in hopes of new opportunities. An article that appeared in ... Meets the East side," was about an elderly, Jewish woman named Barbara Apolonio, who helped exiled Tibetans set up lives in Baltimore. She plays a significant role in the community of Baltimore City, ...

(6 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Tibet, America, and the inconsistent rhetoric of the Truman Doctrine

In 1949, Tibet was a peaceful, independent country situated in the Himalayan Mountains. China, its neighbour ... tions of this new government was to announce to the world that there was only "One China", and that Tibet was lying within its borders. Without an army that could defend the country from invasion , th ... cluding the Truman Doctrine was focused on containing the spread of Communism creating hope for the Tibetans. Harry Truman had developed this doctrine to convince Congress to give money to prevent Gre ...

(11 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers


yana Buddhism is often called Northern Buddhism. This form is found largely in Japan, China, Korea, Tibet, and Mongolia. Tibet later became isolated and formed it's own Buddhism called Tibetan. In the ...

(5 pages) 137 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Genocide in Tibet

Genocide in Tibet In October 7 1950, the Chinese government began the systematic genocide of the Tibetan ... he systematic genocide of the Tibetan people that resulted in the mass murder of nearly 1.2 million Tibetans. In this paper, I will examine that why did the Chineses slaughter Tibetans, argue why don' ... ide and explore what effect does genocide have on the survivors. The Chinese slaughtered the Tibetan people because during the Cultural Revolution, all religious institutions were banned, so th ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Comparison of the Tang and Song Dynasties.

g dynasty ruled for 289 years. During that time their armies conquered a lot of territory. Vietnam, Tibet, and Korea are some of the places they conquered. The Chinese army forced these territories to ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Research Question: How does the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) use religion as a tool to achieve its political target?

ires its people's loyal beliefs and unquestionable, sometimes irrational, devotion to it. Likewise, Tibetan Buddhism, a religion existed for centuries in the highest plateau on the world, had been bel ... ighest plateau on the world, had been believed, highly esteemed, and set above everything among the Tibetans. The Tibetan people believed that material progress alone would not give lasting pleasure o ...

(15 pages) 66 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

MSN Spaces as a tool of the totalitarian Chinese Communist Party.

ate a blog and make posts with politically sensitive words. When you post entries with titles like "Tibet Independence" or "Falun Gong", see if you get: "This item includes forbidden language. Please ... sitive words in the text body. For instance, one person put up a blog post titled "I love you" had "Tibet independence" in the text body, and a post titled "I am happy" had "Falun Gong" in the body, l ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Google agrees to commit evil for the Chinese Communist regime.

icle on Wikipedia and banned words), web sites and make searching for information on topics such as Tibet, Taiwanese independence and the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre even harder. It will make it ea ... ng more and more isolated from the outside world and freedom of expression there is shrinking."Free Tibet says that Google endorses censorship and repression:"With this move, Google's motto 'do no evi ...

(2 pages) 113 2 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Strike Hard Campaign: Anti-Splittism

China announced that work-teams conducting a "patriotic reeducation campaign" had covered 1,780 of Tibet's 1,787 monasteries and temples and 30,000 of the 46,000 monks had received reeducation. In De ... n. This campaign, launched in May 1996, is the latest installment of numerous programs to reeducate Tibetans into accepting their designation as a minority group within the big family of the Chinese m ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Teacher - The Dalai Lama of Tibet

There is a burgeoning group in the West who are sceptical about TibetanBuddhism and its most prominent member, the Dalai Lama. They say they aresuspicious of the in ... sing number of wealthy and glamorous people whoflock to teachings by an ever more visible number of Tibetan lamas aroundthe globe.Surely, they reason, there must be something rotten in the state of De ... be.Surely, they reason, there must be something rotten in the state of Denmark.Perhaps pre-invasion Tibet was an oppressed feudal society headed by adevious band of monks who hoarded power and privile ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Many Tibetans feel their culture has been taken from them since the takeover by China more than 50 years ... akeover by China more than 50 years ago. The influx of Chinese people and government is pushing the Tibetans to the margins of society. This news report examines the loss of an ancient and traditional ... rgins of society. This news report examines the loss of an ancient and traditional culture.How have Tibet's "components of culture" (refer to your text) been affected by the Chinese government and peo ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Personal statment, UCAS application for an anthropologist

sector came to me whilst, although she is not an anthropologist, reading Isabel Losada's book "For Tibet, with Love", in which she writes about her campaigning against the injustices in Tibet imposed ...

(2 pages) 361 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"One-Child" policy in China

officially excluded from the policy, although some have reported being forced to obey. For example, Tibet and some other ethnic minorities are allowed to have more than one child. Manchu have been all ... n one child. Manchu have been allowed to have two children, Hui have been allowed to have four, and Tibetans can have as many as they want. Recently, Han, living in the countryside that has a female c ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Art Of Hapiness

ations and meetings between the Dalai Lama and Cutler.The Dali Lama is the religious figure Head of Tibetan Buddhism and the Tibetan Government in exile centered in Dharmsala, India. The Dalai Lama ha ... ala, India. The Dalai Lama has written many books of his own about his life and traditional life in Tibet; My Land and People (1962), Freedom in Exile (1990), and My Tibet (1990). He also has written ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyzation Of Shakyamuni Paintings Of Tibet

Amongst the many brilliantly crafted Tibetan Buddhist paintings, two Buddha Shakyamuni tangkas, one dated circa 1300-1399 [painting no. 6 ... Shakyamuni (painting no. 646) has not been linked to a certain lineage or specific region of Tibet but shows strong evidence of a Nepali style common in paintings from the south by its use of g ... Buddha [painting no. 39] circa 1500-1599, from the Gelug lineage, comes from the Eastern region of Tibet.I found the painting far more simple in composition and imagery than the other. The images fro ...

(3 pages) 7 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays


Often, people ask, "What is Tibet" or "Why do you believe so strongly that Tibet should be free?" Here in the United States of A ... and protest about things we don't agree with, and we have the freedom to discuss politics. However, Tibet does not have these freedoms and China's occupation of Tibet is not justified in any way. Some ... in any way. Some would say "Well that is just the way some countries work". However, in the case of Tibet, it is a direct result of the Chinese government depriving Tibetan people, human beings just l ...

(10 pages) 21 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers