Essays Tagged: "Zhou Dynasty"

Ancient Chinese Medicine How was medicine practised in Ancient China? What methodes did they use?

ributed to the advancement in this field. The Book of Rites, a manual for ceremonies written in the Zhou dynasty (1100 BC -256 BC), records the court physicians' division of medical teaching into inte ...

(2 pages) 114 2 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


round the world. One example of a belief system is Confucianism. Confucianism originated during the Zhou dynasty in China by a man called Confucius. The teachings of Confucius encouraged people to fol ...

(2 pages) 174 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Age of Scholarship.

Age of ScholarshipTraditional history speaks of the Zhou conquering the Shang and proclaiming a mandate of heaven. The Zhou justified their conquest by ... basis of a new unified state.During the Period of the Warring States, in the late centuries of the Zhou dynasty. Three school came upon Chinese history that tried to influence their ideas to the gove ...

(3 pages) 63 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

History of the Great Wall of China

riginated as a military fortification against intrusion by tribes on the borders during the earlier Zhou Dynasty. Late in the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC - 476 BC), the ducal states extended the ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

At the beginning of the Chinese History

cial of the emperor. It had a profoundly impact the rest of the Shang people and it's culture after Zhou took over the power from Shang. Also, there was a lot of interesting thing from their living ha ... ot according to standard Chinese accounts, was overthrown by a chieftain of a frontier tribe called Zhou, which had settled in the Wei Valley in modern Shaanxi Province. The Zhou dynasty had its capit ...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.9 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Chinese History - Opium wars, Taiping rebellion, boxer rebellion and the long march.

of heaven.The Mandate of Heaven was a Chinese concept used to support the rule of the kings of the Zhou Dynasty and later the Emperors of China. The concept of the Mandate of Heaven was based on the ... Mandate to someone else. It is first found discussed in writings recording the words of the Duke of Zhou, younger brother of King Wu of Zhou and regent for King Wu's infant son King Cheng of Zhou, and ...

(7 pages) 84 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Have Chinese perceptions towards Homosexuality become more or less conservative?

influences in the early twentieth century began to make attitudes more conservative. Since the late Zhou dynasty there is written evidence of homosexuality being part of the sex life of many rulers. T ...

(4 pages) 56 3 3.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Derk Bodde discusses the process of "euhemerization" and presents some anecdotes in which Confucius discusses ancient beings. Discuss this process and why these anecdotes are good examples.

studies of traditional history reveal that many of the prominent figures from the period before the Zhou Dynasty (1122 B.C. to 256 B.C) were not actual human beings. This leads us to believe that othe ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Glory of the Future That Is Today (History 222: Asian Civilization, Reflection Paper)

ishment of which would mean chaos and destruction of a civilization.Taking my inspiration from Chou dynasty, I was acquainted with the integral concept behind survival followed by sustenance. Such con ... integral concept behind survival followed by sustenance. Such concepts during the reign of the Chou dynasty was first conceived through a great slave revolt against the misgovernment of Shang Dynasty. ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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 Fir ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Visual Aides

farmer discovered a pair of Ivory chopsticks in the ruins of an eleventh century B.C. palace of the Zhou dynasty in China.b. Became clear that Chinese start using chopsticks every since it was discove ...

(1 pages) 436 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Yellow River

ow River and its tributaries�, and used the grain to make wine (Dramer, 2001, pp. 17-19).The Zhou lived in the middle stretches of the Yellow River and rose to power after the Shang. During the ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Transformation of Li

ansformation of Li in the context of zong fa feng jian(宗法 封建) system of Zhou(周)Feng jian(封建) was the fundamental system of Zhou(周) which is base ... stained by zong fa(宗法) which refers to organizational regulations of tribes living in Zhou. Zong means the house of the eldest son in the family which refers to the lineage of the head f ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy