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).
Chinese Culture is as diverse as the history of this world, it is said that Chinese are one of the most ancient nations of this dynamic earth. Revolutions and evolutions both have a great impact on the history of planet as well as the nations related to it, evolution effected most the middle-kingdom “ZHONGGUO”. In aspect of lodging, travelling, feeding, clothing etc. but the most progressive manner seen is in clothing the fashion and style transformed like a magic for whole world and has a great impact on Chinese culture. This paper formulates a new paradigm, combining with Chinese traditional Han costumes and modern fashion, this paper expounds the relationship from the aspects of fashion styles, garment structure, patterns, fabrics, etc.
The influence of American culture on China in the contemporary era Culture is defined as a configuration of learned behaviors and results of behavior whose component elements are shared and transmitted by the members of a particular society(Linton 32). American culture, one segment of American civilization, is a typical culture model extensively internationally transmitted in the contemporary era. Thanks to aborigines in American Continent and large numbers of immigrants from worldwide, American culture presents the characteristics of diversity and tolerance which principally affected and structured by various culture branches based on mixed ethnic make-up. The inauguration of Americanization is a gradual process, accompanied and being supported by strong economic and military. The rise of the United States to economic and military preeminence after 1945 made globalization often as Americanization(McNeill and McNeill 268).
Japan’s rich culture encompasses evolving beliefs, distinct social norms, honest etiquettes, and features of habitual existence that can only be found there. Japan’s cultural uniqueness can be dated back to the primordial years of the country. To this day aged traditions are incorporated into contemporary life. Shifting trends, fashion and technological developments are what makes the Japanese culture so prodigious. The first historical document mentioning Japan is dated around the 5th century, but historians claim Japans history dates to as early as 35000 BC.
To relieve this disadvantage, in fact, advantage points were given to applicants who completed military service but this was judged unconstitutional. After this judgment, still many men argued in favor of the advantage points system. But they were unsuccessful. Besides the military service, men complain about the positive discrimination because some of it discriminates against men rather than helping women. Some women misuse the positive discrimination to damage innocent men because weak women can be protected by the law more easily than strong men.
Confucianism and Taoism are both ancient Chinese styles of living, are two of the most popular philosophies and are important in China. Therefore, this paper analyzes …………. Confucianism Confucianism is a way of life taught by Confucius in China. Confucianism is perhaps best understood as an all-encompassing humanism. It has been followed by the Chinese for more than two millennia.
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).
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. Buddhism not only bring different religions , but also brought a different culture. It affects three main aspects of the local culture: literature, art and thought. Many famous poem from Buddhism and Buddhist stone statues many ideas can be found, which shows its great influence. It also promotes cross-cultural communication with foreign countries
(T, 2006, p.3) The Great Wall has been rebuilt, maintained, and enhanced over various dynasties. Therefore, this amazing ancient architecture was done by a lot of different family. A rare ancient military defense project in the history of human construction to resist aggression from abroad. It is not only a majestic ancient building but is also a symbol of bringing stability and happiness to Chinese
This paper hopes to point out that the improvement of female familial position is a proof of deviation from traditional gender discrimination and patrilineal dominance, and a proof of an unexpected result of the OCP’s impact. Traditional gender discrimination was deeply rooted in Chinese for around 2000 years, preferring sons to daughters. So was patrilineal dominance, insisting on males’ familial status over females. Traditional Chinese families used to be highly gendered, but if we examine one-child urban families today, the child-centred tendency has altered people’s intrafamily gender values obviously. More or less, female family members are able to “break out of their traditional roles” as daughters, wives and mothers (Hong 1987, 323).