This historical analysis will define the imperial impact of French colonialism and the influence of Chinese communism and on the Vietnamese people in the pre-WWII era. The important role of China in the development of Vietnam’s history is crucial to understand the ways in which foreign colonists could not sustain dominance over these peoples. In the past, Northern Vietnam had been a part of China, which defines the close relationship that these people had with a larger and more powerful empire in this region of the world. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, the role of China’s own nationalist movements had an impact on Vietnam’s own struggles in French-Indochina. The early focus on “nationalism” in China was going against western
Why the written word had a huge influence on painting style. And how an artist emperor helped to bring about the country 's golden age of painting. I 'm in the Gobi Desert, some 1500 miles way of Beijing to see a highly-prized collection of early Chinese painting which was hidden from the world for centuries. These are the Mogao caves, the oldest and largest collection of Buddhist art anywhere in the world. Inside this vast complex of groet owes lie 45,000 square meters of painted murals and thousands of sculptures.
This was assisted by a number of intermediaries, especially the Nabataeans and other Arabs. The Han Dynasty in China officially opened trade with the West in 130 B.C. The Silk Road routes remained in use until 1453 A.D., when the Ottoman Empire boycotted trade with China and closed them. Although it’s been nearly 600 years since the Silk Road has been used for international trade, the routes had a lasting impact on commerce, culture and history that resonates even today. The Roman Empire and the Kushan Empire (which ruled territory in what is now northern India) also benefitted from the commerce created by the route along the Silk Road.
Chinese porcelain was known for its unique properties and aesthetic values, it was favored by the Europeans back in the days. However, a sustained trading of Chinese porcelain in the western market was never created until the establishment of the Dutch East India Company (VOC; Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie). In my part, I will focus on explaining how did the Chinese export porcelain market flourished under the establishment of the VOC and also the modification of Chinese porcelain when catering for the western market. The significance of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) The VOC is the initiator of the Chinese export porcelain market. The first trading between China and the West was a limited amount of Chinese porcelain, made by request and was transported from Macao to Lisbon.
Chinese movies’ development is inseparable from the martial arts. Publicity and promotion of globalization for martial arts also can not without China martial arts movies. In 1970, the martial arts superstar Bruce Lee made the world know Chinese martial arts, forms a craze of Chinese Kung Fu. Bruce Lee , who was the first person to spread Chinese martial arts to the world and the first Chinese to enter into Hollywood. He promoted the development of world martial arts and Kung fu movies.
Africa has one of the most greatest cultures it was even said that “The earliest stages of human evolution began in Africa about seven million years ago.” Early African culture had many great cities and empires like the Kushite/Meroe empire (800B.C.E.-400C.E.). Even though this empire was influenced by Egypt, it developed its own culture, with unique art practices and a writing system. African groups had made contact with other cultures of course and because of this those cultures had influenced the African culture. The Axum empire (100-400 C.E.) had began when Arabic cultures infiltrated Ethiopia in northeast Africa by the seventh century B.C.E., the first Christians arrived from Syria in the fourth century C.E.
Traditional music in China is played on solo instruments or in small ensembles of plucked and bowed stringed instruments, flutes, and various cymbals, gongs, and drums. The currency used by the Chinese is the Renminbi (RMB), also referred by the unit yuan (CNY). (Tucci, 317) China was the first country in the world to cultivate silkworms and develop silk weaving for clothing. Chinese Communist Party that rules the nation is officially atheist. Currently, there are only five official religions.
Chinese writer cha pu, said that drinking of tea had really begun in the 6th century AD, in China. Tea had a medicinal value But, China didn’t like to reveal that secret. That’s why they hid that secret through the world. Any way other nation needed to know that secret. , the habit of tea drinking expanded to Japan around 1000AD.
LANGUAGE IS THE skeleton that structures our society. With over 6,000 languages world-wide, does the fusion of languages impose extinction or embracement for cultures and our identities? In Hong Kong, a former British colony, the merging of Chinese and English is often heard in the restless roads, mass-filled markets and in casual conversations. Hong Kong is the epitome of a global melting pot of cultures, connecting the occident and orient. “Chinglish” is the blend created by mixing two languages from opposite sides of the world.
The reception of Islam by the fifteenth century saw the ascent of sultanates which was most noticeable in Malacca. Since the time that then the Malay Empire left an enduring impression and a legacy that had a noteworthy effect on the Malay society and history in Malaysia. Malacca was the first Malay Muslim state that accomplished the status of a local oceanic force. The transformation of Malays to Islam from Hinduism and Theravada Buddhism started in the 1400s, which was to a great extent affected by the choice of the illustrious court of Melaka. Legend has it that Parameshwara was called upon by the sovereign of Ming Dynasty in China as an acknowledgment of his position as the leader of Malacca.