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"You can either argue with me, or accept the fact that you're wrong." - Sumnima

Essays for History: Asia

  1. Comparing the Il Khans and the Yuans
    Genghis Khan created the largest empire in the world. When he died his empire was split into 3 parts, The Yuan’s, the Ilkhans and the Golden Horde. Each of these groups was...
  2. Chapter 13 Study Guide
    I. The Rise of the Mongols, 1200–1260 A. Nomadism in Central and Inner Asia 1. Nomadic groups depended on scarce water and pasture resources; in times...
  3. Mongol Rule
    The Mongols ruled China and Russia, yet the effect of their rule in China and Russia, while in some ways similar, was quite different, politically and economically. Genghis...
  4. China a Threat? Not to Be Fooled.
    There has been a lot of confusion over who has shown there true colors during the Iraqi crisis. France has basically said they hate the US. Russia, has shown us that she is no longer even a distant \"friend\". And then there is China. One of...
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  5. Energy Crisis in Pakistan
    ‘Crisis’ has been coined by a Greek word which means ‘decisive moment’. Crisis is declared when something has gone to a level where an action must be taken to avoid complete disaster or breakdown. ‘Energy Crisis’...
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  6. Great Wall of China
    The Great Wall of China was first built two thousand years ago by the first emperor of China, Shi Huangdi. It is the only man–made structure able to be seen in space, because of this the Wall has been named one of the Seven Wonders of the World...
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  7. A Perspective of Sun Zi
    George Chan Hwang Chung 1 Sun Zi Bing Fa Over one billion workers serve a few million queens. No, I am not referring to an organizational structure a few million light...
  8. Ideologies of the Democracy Movement in China
    After Deng Xiaoping gained power in 1978, a new political atmosphere was promised for the Chinese people. A promise of a free land with a modern economic state was made by Deng in order to gain public support. During Deng’s reign, a series...
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  9. Japanese Culture
    Japan has historically been an isolated nation; resistant to foreign influences. It has “opened” itself to the outside world only a few times in its history. A first...
  10. Indochina
    Indochina is made up of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It was colonized by the French in the <br /> late 1800's and given up in 1939. Japan tookover France’s loss after that. After Japan’s <br /> defeat in 1945, Vietnam’s patriot...
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  11. Russia
    Russia did not exist as a nation just seven years ago. It was formed from the ruins of a greater <br /> <br /> nation. Russia's current troubles are based on problems it found, or created, during the years it <br /> <br /> operated under...
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  12. Legacy of the Kazakh Khanate in the Political Culture and Traditions
    In 1991 year new state the Republic of Kazakhstan is appeared on the map. The history and culture of Kazakhstan is numbered a thousand years. One of the important issues is...
  13. Russian Culture: a Look at Its Religion and Art
    Mankind has always aspired to be the largest, biggest, strongest, highest, essentially the best in everything. This is not untrue for the Russians who have had the largest country in the world for quite some time now. Russia covers one-sixth of...
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  14. Taiwan
    For centuries, Taiwan has been ruled by alien regimes. Modern Taiwanese <br /> history is a chronicle of the Taiwanese' struggles against oppression and <br /> fight for independent survival. Since 1945, Taiwan under the Kuomintang <br /> (KMT...
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  15. Genghis Khan
    11-22-10 Research Paper Genghis Khan- The Makings of the Legend It has been said that the Mongols were the most cruel and barbaric of the peoples that have roamed...
  16. Mediation for International Dispute
    INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CHANGES AND CHALLENGES1 by Professor Martin Hunter2 My theme today, as we move through the last year of the...
  17. The Evils of Government Monopolized Justice
    For important study links to this article, please visit: http://anticorruption.homestead.com/Justice1.html<br /> <br /> 1. Everyone, including President Macapagal Arroyo of the Philippines, exactly knows that the lack of economic growth...
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  18. The Rise of Communism in Russia
    Unless we accept the claim that Lenins coup dÄtat gave birth to an entirely new state, and indeed to a new era in the history of mankind, we must recognize in today’s Soviet Union the old empire of the Russians—the only empire that...
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  19. The Role of the Emperor in Meiji Japan
    Japan is a society whose culture is steeped in the traditions and symbols of the past: Mt. Fuji, <br /> the tea ceremony, and <br /> the sacred objects of nature revered in Shintoism. Two of the most important traditions and symbols in <br /> Japan...
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  20. Vietnam
    During 1954 to 1965, America became more involved for several important reasons, the most important one is that America feared Vietnam would expand communism all over Asia. Throughout these years the USA could have retreat and stopped giving aid to...
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  21. Vietnam War's Impact on Australia’s Relationship with the World
    The Vietnam War had great political impact and led to deep division within Australian society. The Australian people were forced to take the issues about the Cold War, Vietnam and the arms race seriously because of Australia’s military...
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  22. W.Sumith Wickramasinghe
    Sumith Wickramasinghe was born on the island of Ceylon as it was known in 1935. His illustrious parents were Wickremarachige Subatheris and Somawathie Wickramasinghe - both his parents were Headteachers in two different village schools - Sumith\'s...
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