Native Korean, Eujoo Mary Kim, invites readers into a greater depth of understanding the Asian American church tradition in her book Preaching the Presence of God. There she expresses a rich history of the Asian community, largely focusing on the histories of China, Korea, and Japan. One aspect of the Asian American tradition arising from the text which offers understanding for readers from other traditions is the corporate personality. While Asian American have vastly diverse journeys to America, there is shared history and sentiments as ethnic minorities. From these shared experiences, the community as a whole can hope for a shared and united future full of God's promises.
There is a lack of representation of Southeast Asian culture and history in curriculums. If teachers and peers were exposed to this knowledge, then they would be understanding and have a positive mindset towards the students due to their new contextual knowledge. It would also make the students feel more connected to what they are learning. It gives them a purpose to become more educated not only for themselves, but also for their greater community. There is also a lack of Southeast Asian educators for students to look up to as role models.
The Song dynasty was the biggest contributor to modernizing ancient China, they had many inventions that not only gave them the main advantage in their time but also impacted the world on a long term. This industrialization expanded the dynasty and its overall economy. Without this, China would have never had the chance to modernize. The Song dynasty is usually introduced in Chinese history as a part of China’s golden age, this can be perceived as extremely true or not so accurate depending on the view you choose to give it. The Song dynasty was a time for many new discoveries and inventions, this, eventually led to China being the country with the most advanced technology of the time, resulting extremely useful for the many wars in the time of its reign.
In Heian, there were great Japanese nobles created. Noble courts loved beauty, elegance with appearance. Another thing that was known for Japanese nobles were writing. They took great care of their language and writing. Women mostly wrote in Japanese and men would mostly write in Chinese.
I attended a Korean school supported by the North Korean government from elementary level. I learned Korean and the school promoted the identity and pride of Korean residents in Japan. I studied general subjects, learning North and South Korean history and their relationships with Japan, allowing me to develop an identity as Korean including both North and South Korea. At the same time, I have developed a Japanese identity which is a cultural construction since I experienced Japanese culture at first hand: I learned Japanese as a native language, came in contact with Japanese Media and culture, and acquainted myself in Japanese society. The Korean community is not recognised by Japan, and North Korea is considered an international pariah.
With this strong move, professionals of karate started to present karate to the world as a really Okinawan Art. The developing enthusiasm for karate soon got the attention of the Japanese individuals. In 1917, the Japanese government asked for an individual showing of this still by and large obscure Okinawan battling workmanship. A get-together of Okinawan bosses occurred and they chose that one individual would speak to all of Okinawan Karate. It was chosen that Gichin Funakoshi would go to Japan to exhibit karate to the Japanese.
After achieving a long history of success, China’s cultural methods greatly influenced Japan, Korea, and also acted as a good example for many other countries in the world. China influenced Japan and Korea through religion, art, government, architecture, and much more. When China's influences took place with both Korea and Japan, the practices created similar/different societies using the same techniques. China had strong ties with Japan and Korea due to regional trading; it's apparent that the Chinese culture had a significant impression upon the cultures of both
The culture in North Korea is vastly different from American culture and can often leave many wondering about the mysterious and mystifying country. Examining the material traits, social forms, and beliefs of North Korea give a glimpse of what makes their culture so intriguing. Their overwhelming nationalism and eccentric isolationism are the basis of their culture and shape their view of the world around them. Investigating their culture further will hopefully reveal the mysteries of the strange culture that exists in North Korea. The material traits of a country often reflect what is most valued in that culture.
Many famous visual artists lived during this era, such as the renowned painters Han Gan, Zhang Xuan, and Zhou Fang. There was a rich variety of historical literature compiled by scholars, as well as encyclopedias and books on geography. There were many notable innovations during the Tang, including the development of woodblock printing, the government compilations of materia medica, improvements in cartography and the application of hydraulics to power air conditioning fans. The religious and philosophical ideology of Buddhism became a major aspect of Chinese culture, with native Chinese sects becoming the most prominent. However, Buddhism would eventually be persecuted by the state and would decline in influence.
During her life time of studying Confucian classics, Kang Chŏngildang completed numerous scholarly writings, letters, and poems that were published posthumously by her husband. During the time period that the Chŏson dynasty was in power, it was uncommon to have female’s literary pieces published. That being said, it is incredible to see two different accounts in Korean history where women were named “scholars,” as they have contributed to Confucian philosophy. On top of their designated domestic duties, that is to tend for the family, husband, and in-laws, both Kang Chŏngildang and Im Yunjidang delved into Confucian Scholar and contributed to the philosophy as