China Cultural Analysis

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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. For many years China has attracted many people from all over the world, for its unique
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Mountains make up for about two thirds of the country, although there are many different physical features China is divided into four regions, the North, South, Northwest and the Qinghai-Tibetan areas. Therefore, the Chinese people are in different geographical areas of the country, the culture is different with each location this includes their beliefs as well. The more complex terrain in China is the rivers and mountainous areas. These areas are more difficult to travel. Rivers are mostly traveled by boats, as in the mountains, they are more traveled by vehicle or on foot. The mountainous areas, as mentioned before, make up about two thirds of the country and nearly all the mountain ranges run from East to West China. China has some of the largest and longest rivers. There is a plentiful amount of lakes which are different depending on which part of the region you may be in; Northern China has salt water lakes while Southeast China has fresh water…show more content…
This war took place from 1927 to 1950, a war that lasted more than 20 years and during that time claimed seven and a half million lives. The conflict was between the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China, still to this day there is still debate about the legal ending of the war. Because the nationalist forces fled to Taiwan and established a competing government, China now has two governments claiming to be the legitimate government of China. This conflict caused a significant impact on the Chinese people and lasting effects still exist

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