How Is China Portrayed In Lord Of The Rings

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Introduction North Korea has posed a threat to Japan and South Korea by launching nuclear weapons on medium range missiles that could hit Japan or South Korea. North Korea is currently improving its longer-range continental missiles which pose a threat to any country in the world. United States and South Korea have responded to this threat by firing missiles that could destroy specific targets in North Korea. On the other hand South Africa and china’s trade relations have improved over past few years. China has invested eight hundred million dollars to build car plants in South Africa and to increase economic growth by creating employment. The above examples show how countries interact with each other, this is known as international relations. The study of international relations began at the university of wales in 1919. The purpose of this essay is to discuss the assumptions of international relations and illustrate how they are portrayed in the lord of the rings to examine their value. Firstly, this essay will discuss realism and liberalism and show how these theories are portrayed in the lord of the rings. Secondly…show more content…
This is based on the liberal capitalistic notion of public and private property. Land in Africa become private property of many European powers which enabled them to exploit many African countries economically. He furthers his argument and states that neo liberalism is closely associated with neo colonialism because western countries have imposed their culture, norms and values through institutions such as the IMF and World bank (chis, 1023: 2016). An example of this would be the conditions given to African countries before they can receive loans. Worse liberalism has lead to Global South countries adopting a dependency syndrome in which they become reliant on western
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