Cultural Analysis of China The definition of culture is; the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; the characteristic features of everyday existence (such as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a place or time. Mainland China has a rich and prosperous culture which dates back more than 4,000 years, which is full of Chinese culture and history. It is known for it’s history, food, customs, and people. The Chinese people have shared a common culture longer than any other group of people on earth. China is considered one of the cradles of human life and continues to remain as such today.
Chinese Festivals The festivals of China represent a strong nexus with the brilliant part of the ancient Chinese culture. The festivals beautifully reflect and further help to trace the exotic meaning and long established history associated with the Chinese culture. The very spirit and enthusiasm with which the Chinese celebrate the festivals is deeply integrated with the time-honored history of more than 5000 years. The sanctity of these festivals has been magnificently described and reflected from a spiritual perspective in the countless masterpieces written down by eminent poets in China and abroad. It has been known that most of the traditional festivities emerged in the era of Qin dynasty (221-206 BC).
Introduction This book determines the influences to Chinese popular culture by dividing the whole structure of popular culture into three major categories; they are media, arts and life-style respectively. Though the discussions of the political, economic and social perspectives in each categories; the author Latham deduces the historical background is the primary reason for the rapid development in China. Therefore, the author draws into a conclusion that the formation of today’s Chinese popular culture is contributed by historical causations. Within this book, local Chinese film-makers are differentiated into several “generations” according their active years between 1910s to the 1980s. Generally, directors who produce movies after 1990s
Many of China’s renowned firms are SOEs that are guided by government policy. The Chinese government develops a selective support strategy and particularly encourages 22 strong companies to engage in outward FDI. The primary goal of this action is to develop the chosen firms into globally competitive multi-nationals, either by joining the ranks of the Global 500 or by building international brands (Deng 2007:
Although China seems to be a popular keyword in the news nowadays, seeing a Chinese name in a course description is something new to me. Because of curiosity, I chose this course and here I am writing about my final essay about the masterpiece Daodejing by Laozi. Daodejing constituted one of the main pillars of Chinese classical thinking. It consisted on 81 chapters. However, contrary to what people may expect, Daodejing is quite short to read since the original work only has 5000 Chinese characters.
Taiwan is densely populated with a population of 23.6 million (www.worldometers.info). The island country is also apart of the Republic of China although China cannot really control what Taiwan does. Which is interesting because they declare themself a free country but are still apart of china. Taiwan’s culture expands further with even more
Confucianism is a well know indigenous religion and is the soul of Chinese culture. It’s actually is not a real religion, it just a philosophical system which developed from Kung-Tzu (Master Kung) as a belief to educate common people. However, Confucianism famous support among the people and even become the guiding ideology for their belief, but it did not develop into a national belief. Although little knowledge in Kung-Tzu lifetime, Confucius was revered as the greatest of sages throughout the China’s history. The year 2000 brought into China , which is increasingly widely accepted by the majority of Chinese people and develop into three parts, namely, the Han, Tibetan Theravada Buddhism.
张丹丹 Isa 11110121 Prof. Francesca de Lucia Academic Writing 2015.1.5 The influence of Chinese culture on the world 1. Introduction China is one of the oldest countries in the world, it is an oriental ancient civilization with a long history. Without any doubt, the Chinese culture is well-established, extensive and profound. For thousands of years, the Chinese nation has made great contribution to human civilization. The ancient culture once had great influence on the world,such as Japan, South Korea and other Asian and European countries(Zhang 36).
Pakistan has also devoted much heed towards promotion of tourism that can add a lot to country’s national income. Pakistan is much cherished by visitors and providing them more facilities and security, tourism can be promoted. In construction Pakistan has beaten many countries in having top engineers and has many landmarks as; Tarbela dam is the World’s largest earth filled dam and 2nd largest dam in terms of structural volume. Pakistan owns world’s largest irrigation network, which is one of the major success of Pakistani engineers. The Karakorum Highway has been termed as World’s highest paved international road that serves as terrestrial link for trade between Pakistan and China and having the overall height of 4,693 meters above the sea level it is referred to by many as the Eighth Wonder of the World.