Essays Tagged: "Han Dynasty"

China during the periods 221bc to 220ad and 581ad to 907 ad.

ip and by putting an emphasis on Confucian ideals. This can be seen in three Chinese dynasties; the Han, Sui, and Tan. Even though they differed in some ways, they were very similar in the ways that t ... e the victors. The Qin dynasty established the foundation of an empire and after it's collapse, the Han dynasty took advantage of it. The Emperor of the Qin dynasty was cruel and strict, which lead to ...

(8 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The developement of the silk road during the Han Dynasty.

de, analyzing the commodities traded could reveal the factors which promoted the trade of goods.The Han DynastyThe Han Empire was one of China's strongest empires, during this time China had its first ... he western regions of China. The Xiongnu was a nomadic people that lived in the northwest region of Han China and have caused great problems near the borders there. They also conquered many other noma ...

(11 pages) 138 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

This essay describes women in china during the Qing dynasty

irtue. Indeed, the Qing rulers promoted chastity to the point where it became virtually a cult. The Han dynasty was a time when several important morality books for and about women were published. The ... that if I follow you I shall live; if I remain I must die. But it is better to remain here and die than to pursue life by breaking an agreement and violating righteousness." The official left to go ge ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Imperial Civil Exam System.

em of its kind in the world. Theoretically the government's exams allowed any Chinese man an equal chance at even the highest positions in politics and society. In practice this may not have always be ... inese educational system will be given. Next, the Exam System can be dealt with, 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 ...

(11 pages) 78 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Extremely Brief History of China

ncient Chinese dynasties. The very first of these are considered to be Xia (c. 2200 - c. 1750 BC), Shang (c. 1750 - c. 1040 BC), Western Zhou (c. 1100 - 771 BC), and the Eastern Zhou (771 - 256 BC). T ... ed to be the first empire, for it was the first to have an Emperor. When that emperor died came the Han era (206BC - 220AD). The Han dynasty plays a very important role in Chinese history. They invent ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The transformation from regional to world powers in both Han and Rome was inspired by the customs and ideas of previous cultures In this essay, a comparison of the two areas can be found.

The transformation from regional to world powers in both Han and Rome was inspired by the customs and ideas of previous cultures - the Han forming its powerf ... Although these empires had no real contact with each other, they had much in common. The Roman and Han empires had many similarities including rule, military defense, propaganda, the world community, ... the world community, authority, family, agricultural foundation and much more.The beginning of the Han dynasty was the end of raging civil wars, which marked the fall of the short-lived Qin dynasty. ...

(8 pages) 87 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Influence of Chinese Culture on Buddhism

through southeast Asia around the first century A.D.. This was during a time when the then reigning Han dynasty was in a state of chaos and Confucianism was being discredited by some intellectuals. Th ... ntered through China's trading routes with Central Asia, it was seen as the religion of foreign merchants. Consequently, Large scale translation of Buddhist texts did not truly get under way until the ...

(6 pages) 182 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Tang Dynasty

unique civilization had an impact on future generations and the quality of life that followed. The Han dynasty laid the groundwork for all of Asia. After many years of chaos, the Tang dynasty is the ... pread of Buddhism greatly influenced the literature, art and philosophy scene. The capital city of Chang'an had become a huge center for the arts and religion. Its vast temples and markets enriched th ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparison and Contrast: Roman Empire and Han Dynasty ONE PAGE MAX

The Roman Empire and the Han DynastyThe Roman Empire (31 B.C.E.-476 C.E.) and the Han Dynasty (202 B.C.E.-220 C.E.) were prom ... a set of regions locally ruled by governors, viceroys or kings in the name of the emperor. Rome and Han had these characteristics of an empire and also shared many similarities including government, s ... or of the Qin Dynasty (221-202 B.C.E.), civil war basically took place in China. By 202 B.C.E., the Han Dynasty was established. Liu Bang (peasant who became Han emperor) had defeated all of the other ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

What elements of Chinese Buddhist Miracle tales provide insights into popular conception do you see deriving from Buddhist belief, and what appear to be indigenous to Chinese.

Buddhism was first introduced in China during the first centuries A.D., during the time when the Han Dynasty was falling apart. Many people lost confidence in the native Confucian ideals and decide ... e the arrival of Buddhism to China. The Chinese believed that beneath Mount Tai in the province of Shantung was the location of the dead. In a strange miracle tale of Jen-Ch'ien, a ghost told him that ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Qin Governance

The Qin/Ch'in Dynasty (221 BC - 206 BC) was preceded by the Zhou Dynasty and followed by the Han Dynasty in China. The unification of China 221 BC under the First Emperor (Qin Shi Huangdi) mark ... beginning of imperial China.The Qin government was totalitarian, which placed absolute power in the hands of the ruler, ruling by means of strict laws and harsh punishments. Qin Shihuangdi ruled exact ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Confucianism v. Democracy

d during the life of Confucius and was forbidden during the Qin dynasty. However, Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty chose it as the political system to govern China. Its political standing has wavered as ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Buddhism In China

istory, phenomalism, and practices.        It was the period from the dawn of the Han dynasty (25-220 CE) to the fall of the Western Chin dynasty (265-317 CE) to the Huns that Buddhi ... station in life did so because of misdeeds in their former life. Buddhism offers the Chinese more than the ancestor worship of the aristocracy, which failed those who were going to die without a son ...

(4 pages) 76 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


According to China's Han Dynasty (207 B.C.-9 A.D.), there are two principles opposite each other in the universe: yin and ... of living.Works Cited Head, Bessie. "Life." Literature and the Writing Process. Elizabeth McMahan, Susan X Day, and Robert Funk. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice, 1999. 430-436.H ...

(2 pages) 800 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women Way Of Life Throuout TIME

treating women as inferior subjects or material goods. But several societies across the world have changed their beliefs of the weaker by striding towards equality. Men have always believed that women ... society to have equality between male and females.During the beginnings of the Chinese empire, the Han Dynasty existed as a superior political structure. The Han Dynasty earliest beliefs came from th ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Han Dynasty         During the 426-year span of the Han dynasty

Han Dynasty During the 426-year span of the Han dynasty a number of things change in China. ... During the 426-year span of the Han dynasty a number of things change in China. One of the major changes that took place was the area of China. They expanded the country to almost the same size as i ... erature; as well as the population. There were many different rulers in the long span of the Han dynasty. Some were strong and powerful, others were weak and had failed. As the previous dynasty ...

(3 pages) 1451 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

        In this reading response thought-piece, the theoretical basis of the

In this reading response thought-piece, the theoretical basis of the former Han Dynasty will be discussed in the first section of this paper and, the reasons that the Han Dynas ... ty was more efficacious will be discussed in the latter part. Firstly, the theoretical basis of the Han. The Han Dynasty was founded by one of only two commoners, in Chinese history, to rise to power. ... moners, in Chinese history, to rise to power. This rise to power despite an economic barrier of the Han's first Emperor is perhaps testimony to the Han's staying power in Chinese history and, will hop ...

(4 pages) 930 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent did internal factors bring about the fall of the Han Dynasty in China (200 BCE – 220 CE)?

nces, and agricultural advancements (Encarta). Centralized rule returned quickly to China under the hands of a commander named Liu Bang. He was not vivid or much of a lover, but he was determined and ... and preferred to set realistic goals to accomplish them. When he was established as the head of the Han Dynasty, he sought to centralize rule in China. Despite he did not favor much a centralized rule ...

(8 pages) 1921 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Great Wall of China

as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Although these are all true, the Great Wall is much more than that. Not only is it symbolic to China and its people, the Great Wall is also considered one of ... workers had long since died. In fact, during this time, the Chin dynasty had also given way to the Han dynasty and its own set of emperors. However, in the first decade, Meng Tien and his men first b ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Chinese Dynastic Cycle

policy. However, the laws became stricter as years went by and the idea to burn books surfaced. The Han dynasty lifted the harsh laws left over from the Quin, continued to work on the Silk Road and be ... he governmental positions. Their decision had two downfalls: the Mongols treated foreigners better than the Chinese leading to many public uprisings. Also, by not allowing them into the governmental s ...

(2 pages) 3603 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers