Essays Tagged: "Qing"

Compassion - An Important Value History of China

peror, K'ang-hsi (1661 - 1722), and his life as part of the last Chinese imperialistic dynasty, the Qing. Based on the writings of the emperor, court records and later secondary sources, the book foll ... le's problems but also trying to do something about them. (Emperor 43)K'ang-hsi, emperor during the Qing dynasty, held values and beliefs very dearly to him. One of the most important values that he e ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Evaluate the causes and failure of the self-strengthening movement. How did its failure affect China up to 1912?

st. The repeated defeats which China suffered from the 1st and 2nd Anglo Chinese Wars convinced the Qing Court Officials that the western powers were not barbarians. Instead, their weapons were very s ... nse to internal rebellion. It is undeniable that the domestic rebellions were serious threat to the Qing Dynasty. By 1860, the domestic rebellions had come to a high tide with the advance of the Taipi ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.0 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

Persuasive Essay ~ Why the Three Gorges Dam in China Should Not Be Built.

be destroyed. Anything beyond the dam will receive the full impact of the dam break. Journalist Dai Qing calls the dam "the most environmentally and socially destructive project in the world." So what ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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

The great reform movement

The late Qing reforms introduced by the Empress Dowager in the decadefollowing the Boxer Rebellion were highl ... rms that were instituted fueled the fire that led to the Wuhan Rebellion in 1911 andthe fall of the Qing.The major reforms that were introduced by the Empress dowager after the BoxerRebellions were re ... remained loyal to Yaun Shihkai long afterthey graduated and played a pivotal role in the demise the Qing.In, continuance, the reform of the civil administration was critical in theadvancement of China ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Decline Of Qing Dynasty

The Decline of the Qing Dynasty The Manchurian Qing Empire ruled China for almost 300 years. Under Qing emperors such a ... d in prosperity. However, the once mighty empire ended in such despair that many Chinese considered Qing's final years ridiculously humiliating. Since ancient times China has long been one of the worl ... ilization was certainly one of the most advanced. However the situation was totally reversed as the Qing Dynasty gradually fell. The decline of Qing not only marked the end of the dynasty itself, it a ...

(5 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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