Essays Tagged: "Korea"

Martial Arts in China

to describe general types offighting. Most martial arts practised today came from China, Japan, and Korea.There are hundreds of types of martial arts, each divided into specific styles or systems.Tech ...

(1 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay gives a general overview of the history of shamanism in Korea's culture but concentrates primarily on the ramifications of prejudice against its pracitice in modern day Korean culture.

Shamanism in KoreaShamanism is the earliest form of religion associated with Korea. Evidence from ancient cultura ... ion associated with Korea. Evidence from ancient cultural relics estimate it to have existed in the Korean peninsula from before 1,000 B.C. Shamanism's spread is thought to be strongly correlated with ... country's strong agricultural economy of the Iron Age (Trampas 1). Despite its fundamental role in Korean culture dating back to its early civilizations, shamanism has suffered a long and arduous his ...

(3 pages) 167 0 2.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Vietnam, The futile War

n that we would face a situation which would be far more difficult than even that we encountered in Korea.'(Podherz 17).Many American people opposed the war and made it known publicly. The television ...

(6 pages) 150 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Korean War, the forgotten war

The Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. There exist no monuments in Washington D.C. to ... erests. There are no annual parades, and little information in text books to shed light on the war. Korea was a bloody war. The United States sustained over 140,000 casualties with 33,000 killed in ac ... ar reflected a national desire to forget the events of the war as quickly as possible. However, the Korean War must be remembered in order honor those whose who died for their country's political conv ...

(13 pages) 346 5 4.7 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

An Essay on Korean Film History. Describes different time frames and the differences between the eras of Korean Films.

1903-1945: Korea Under Japanese RuleOnly fragments remain of Korea's early film history. The vast majority of K ... film history. The vast majority of Korea's early film footage was destroyed in the 1950s during the Korean War, and not a single feature produced before 1945 survives in complete form today. Nonethele ... s such as Pusan and Pyongyang. Most of these theaters were owned by Japanese businessmen, but a few Korean theater owners built up a significant amount of capital screening European and American impor ...

(8 pages) 167 2 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Truman Doctrine and how it led to a major change in US foreign Policy.

in U.S. foreign policy from its inception - aid to Turkey and Greece - to its indirect influence in Korea and Vietnam. The aftermath of World War II inspired the U.S. to issue a proclamation that woul ... throughout the world. However, our zeal in that achievement sent our soldiers to die in Vietnam and Korea for a seemingly futile cause.It must be the policy of the U.S. to support free peoples. This i ...

(9 pages) 255 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The key chain in my hand.

It has been a year since I saw my relatives. After all, all of myrelatives lived in Korea when I was in Canada. I was alone in myhouse when the image of my cousins and uncles came up o ... owlong it have been since I saw them the last time - which was at theKimpo International Airport in Korea - I opened up my PersonalDigital Assistance and looked up the date I arrived in Canada. Ireali ... Looking atthe stats through the crystal-clear sky, discussing their future life,playing some brutal Korean games. I had never felt this happy before and Ifelt like I could do anything for them.A week ...

(3 pages) 37 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Heritage Camps", adopted children being sent to hertiage camps.

ay the adopted children are being raised has changed. Caucasian parents adopting babies from China, Korea, and The Philippines have formed Heritage Camps in different states. The parents feel that it ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Why company's business plan fail?

ys of Samsung's business, the company exported dried fish and vegetables and fruits produced around Korea to Manchuria and Beijing. In November 1948, the late founding Chairman Lee moved Samsung's off ... Corporation. This marked the beginning of Samsung's entry into full-scale international trade.After Korea's independence from Japan in 1945, the Korean economy became unstable due to political and soc ...

(8 pages) 233 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Modern Literature in Both Korea and China

the main character in the story concerns himself more so than with anything else the condition that Korean society is in. He disapproves of the manner in which the general public in Korea was lacking ... and honor parental wishes, there is a more telling personal predicament for Hyongsik. If society in Korea does not realize that personal growth and evolution are the product of enlightenment, then how ...

(6 pages) 70 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Vietnamese overseas workers in Taiwan.

as 45.6% of average salary in manufacturing sector, much higher than 36.00% of Japan and 23.96% of Korea.2. Vietnamese workers in TaiwanUnlike the neighbor Thailand, Vietnam workers arrived Taiwan ra ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Flood Mitigation

r .....................................12Parramata RiverRecent floods in Tenerife, India, China and Korea ....................................13Bibliography............................................ ... people are marooned by the floods. Floods and landslides have also killed dozens of people in South Korea and China. Flooding in Seaul has caused 62 deaths, about one third of these deaths were caused ...

(10 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Global Broadband Review

nd information about worldwide broadband developments, especially some learning and comparison with Korea and the US.Broadband Definition by OFTADifferent organizations may have different definitions ... g figure from OECD report, it is obvious that DSL experiences higher growth rate than that of modem.Korea's SuccessIn terms of broadband access to the Internet, Korea is by far the leading OECD perfor ...

(20 pages) 208 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Korea: A Peninsula Divided

Korea: A Peninsula DividedKorea is a land divided by political differences. The political contrast b ... teed basic personal freedoms toward speech, religion and press under their constitutions, the North Koreans have almost no real freedoms. The Communist government maintains strict control over all asp ... ict control over all aspects of life to ensure their dominance over the country. For example, South Koreans are allowed to worship freely and express themselves however they wish but citizens in the N ...

(5 pages) 132 1 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Three Kingdoms Period

Early Korean settlements developed south of the Han River relatively isolated from the Asian continent. Be ... ped south of the Han River relatively isolated from the Asian continent. Because of this, the early Korean people were able to develop independently without early involvement with events on the contin ... ndently without early involvement with events on the continent, at least for the earlier periods of Korean development.Around the middle of the third century A.D., the Chinese began to become a seriou ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

History of Hapkido

The history of Hapkido does not reach very far back in time, although it does have links with Korea's Buldo moo sool (Buddhist martial arts). The modern resurrection of the art is due to a man n ... red the entire dynamic system. This is the style responsible for the creation of Japan's Aikido and Korea's Hapkido.Choi added the strikes and self-defense techniques of Taekwondo to his Japanese styl ...

(1 pages) 35 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

McCarthy's Blacklist

because one superpower saw its interests threatened. They began to support one side; for example in Korea and Vietnam, where the US feared a communist government to take over instead of a democratic o ...

(9 pages) 121 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Community health

. Drink soy milk : source of complete protein (documentation)I used to drink soy milk when I was in Korea and liked it. But I stopped to drink it since I came here.3. Take protein fortifier before wor ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Foreign Direct Investment In KOREA

1. Change from "Control and Regulation" to "Promotion and Support"Promotional efforts by the Korean government obtained the first inflows of foreign capital in 1962. Following its initial succe ... . This growth policy of preferring foreign debts to investment continued until the early '80s.After Korea joined the OECD in December 1996, the government exerted itself to continue liberalization up ...

(8 pages) 177 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Japan History

apan's earliest settlers were fishers, hunters and gatherers who slogged over the land bridges from Korea to the west and Siberia to the north. It's also thought that seafaring migrants from Polynesia ...

(4 pages) 127 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers