Chang'an Essays

  • Gender Inequality Analysis

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    Gender inequality means an unequal treatment or perception of individuals due to gender and this remains a huge obstacle in human development. Though women all around the world are getting much fairer treatment in 21st century as compared to the past, complete equity between two genders is yet to be achieved. Education is said to be key to eradicating gender inequality and I will be focusing on whether education will truly reduce gender inequality. Education will reduce gender inequality in terms

  • Women In The Tang Dynasty

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    Social Status of Women in the Qin-Han Empires and Six Dynasties to Tang Periods Understanding of traditional China indicates that from the beginning of documentation of women’s roles, women were held to the standard of taking care of her home, husband, and children. As China expanded geographically, economically, and socially, women were granted freedom that allowed them to participate in the patriarchal dominated society. The understanding of women during this time of continual diversification is

  • Han Empire Characteristics

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    In order for any empire to be ruled well, there would have to be specific details to that rule. Characteristics of a well-run empire includes, constructions, trade increases, cosmopolitan cities, effective bureaucracy, communication, justice system, and citizenship. In the Han Empire there was many inventions and creations in order to run the empire. Horse-drawn carriages showed great improvements in both appearance and construction techniques. In Eastern Han Dynasty, they added on to the horse-drawn

  • Prominent Figures In The Han Dynasty

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    rule. Once Liu saw this I think it really inspired him to take charge because after his succession, the first thing done was the official establishment of the Han dynasty in 202 B.C. After that, the capital of the Han dynasty was announced, Chang’an. Chang’an was such a beneficial capital because it was strategically located at the convergence of major roads most likely contributing to trade and transportation (Violatti). Then, with all this newly acquired power, Liu decided to really make a change

  • Creative Writing: The Silk Road

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    The Silk Road was a series of land and sea trade routes that stretched from China to Rome in a journey that last two or more years. Many merchants traveled in caravans and did not make the whole journey, instead they traded only a certain distance from which they started and exchanged goods along the way. They would then trade the materials they had to the next merchant who would take it farther in the road. This replicated a relay system that progressed throughout time. I am lucky to be along this

  • The Tang Dynasty: Most Important Period In Chinese History

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    The Tang Dynasty Learning China’s history, you find that the Tang Dynasty was the greatest historic period in Chinese history. Founded in 618 and ending in 907, the dynasty, under the ruling of the Tang Emperors, became the most powerful and thriving country in the world, at that time. Particularly, in this magnificent period, the economy, politics, culture and military strength reached an exceptional advanced level. After about 300 years of division and fragmentation following the collapse of

  • Tang Dynasties

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    Over thousands of years of vicissitudes of dynasties in ancient China, the Tang Dynasty (618-907), undoubtedly, was one of the most glistening historic period. Considered as the ‘Golden Age’ in Chinese history, the state, under the ruling of the the capable emperors of Tang, became the most powerful and prosperous country in the world. In this glorious period, the economy, politics, culture and military strength reached an unparalleled advanced level. After 300 years of division and fragmentation

  • Han Dynasty Collapse

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    The first time period is commonly referred to as Western Han (206 BCE – 2 CE). It received its name because the capital, Chang’an, was located in western China. However, in 2 CE, a break in Han history occurred until 25 CE. A non-Han emperor named Wang Mang seized the throne and established a new dynasty called the Xin dynasty. The reign on Wang Mang and his dynasty did not

  • Compare And Contrast Rome And Tang Dynasty

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    fell into complete and utter chaos due to the tyrannical reign of emperor Yang. Li Yuan began to raise an army in the city of Taiyuan in May of 617. BY November of that same year the army lead by Li Yuan successfully captured the capitol city of Chang’an and established a new monarch. After the first king of tang was assonated in 618. Li Yuan took advantage of the situation and proclaimed himself the Emperor. His rule was cut short in 626 when his son Li Shimin killed him along with his other to

  • Han Dynasty Research Paper

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    The ridge tile is a relic from Jianzhang Palace(建章宮) in Chang’an city in Han Dynasty (Western Han period). It is light grey in color, with ancient Chinese seal characters “Longevity to Serve the Heavens and to Shine as the Sun and the Moon” (延年益壽與天相侍日月同光) arranged in 2 horizontal lines with 6 words each, from right to left and from top to bottom. These words were common in ancient Chinese times to convey people’s wishes for good fortune, and indicate the desires of long life expectancy in society

  • Zhang Qian's Mission

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    The Unintended consequences of Zhang Qian’s Mission An important reason the Silk Road was successful, was the fundamental bonds that were created between each kingdom. Zhang Qian, in particular, opened the west to China. Not only did he initiate a commerce interaction between nations, but he also opened a pathway that would spread new cultures and ideas throughout the world. Although his mission was not entirely successful, he initiated the first diplomatic and economic relationships between china

  • The Tang State In China

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    The Tang state in China began after the downfall of the Sui Dynasty, it began in 618 CE and ended in 907 CE and was much more durable than the previous dynasty. (333) This state paralleled the Islam spread out of Arabia and through Afro-Eurasia, this created two center landmasses, one being Islam and the other being power and wealth. (133) As the state began its creation it had territorial expansion and development of an army. In order to expand the territory, Tang rulers had to ensure they restored

  • Sui Dynasty Achievements

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    China was reunified in 589 by the brief Sui dynasty which existed from 581-617 CE. The Sui Dynasty was led by Yang Jian who ruled as Emperor Wendi. By 589 he ruled all of China which marked the first time in centuries that one man had ruled China entirely. Yang Jian reigned until 604 until his son and heir, Yangdi, disastrously ruled until his assassination in 618. The Sui Dynasty is often compared to the earlier Qin dynasty in term length and the cruelty of its accomplishments. Despite its military

  • Ancient China Research Paper

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    to transport around the ancient city and everywhere (Xi’an transportation, n.d). Xi'an became a political centre of China for the first time at the 11th century BCE with the founding of the Zhou dynasty. Traditionally 202 BEC the founding date of Chang'an, or Xi'an. The Opium Wars was the turning point for China to reform into a semi-colonial and semi-feudalist country. After The Opium Wars the communist party in china established the People's Republic of China in Beijing on 1 October

  • Tang-Zu Leadership

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    Emperor Tang Gao Zu, also known as Li Yuan, was a successful leader. He was the first ruler from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Emperor Tang was very effective with the choices he decided to make for the military and taxation systems that later on paved the way for the oncoming emperors. It will be argued that Tang Gao Zu was a successful leader because he was a the one who established the Tang Dynasty The next reason why Emperor Tang was a successful leader was because he re-established a powerful

  • The Modern World: Global Connections In The Past

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    Global connections in the past Rapid communication and price convergence rarely characterised global interactions before the late eighteenth century, when the unparalleled position of Britain made it a global Empire, as it dominated international trade and production, secured by its overwhelming military power . However, earlier interactions still generated effects linking economic and political changes around the globe – these changes were different but no less transformative than those accompanying

  • Sui Dynasty Analysis

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    burden was lessened, and production efficiency was improved. Farm tools and agriculture technique was enhanced, and many of the irrigation works were finished). Commercial sites were opened during the Tang dynasty, Lanzhou, Chengdu, Guilin, Hangzhou, Chang’an (currently Xian), and Luoyang (the auxiliary capital). The opening of the Silk Road introduced foreign merchants and ambassadors encouraged marine trade. The economy was extremely damaged after the AnShi rebellion. The Juntian Zhi and Zuyongdiao

  • Journey To The West Analysis

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    Journey to the West was written by Wu Cheng’en, a novelist in Ming Dynasty, originated from Great Tang Records on the Western Regions, folk legends and Yuan Zaju operas. As the first full-length romantic god-evil novel in ancient China, this novel portrays the social reality at that time in depth, and is the beginning of magic realism. In the original version of Wu Cheng’en, the main characters are Sun Wukong, Tang Seng, the pig and the sand monk. This novel tells a story that Tang Priest and his

  • Similarities Between Tang And Song Dynasties

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    The Chang’an, which was the capital, was a city of merchants, and entertainment such as tea houses and restaurants with foreign food. The elites of the Tang had a mixed background, understanding the customs and system of other nations. This caused the ruling

  • How Did American Culture Influence China

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    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