Words of Wisdom:

"With great power comes great responsibility." - SoPhIsTiCaTeD_fOrD

Essays for History: Asia

  1. Genghis Khan
    From the high, windswept Gobi came one of history's most famous warriors. He was a Mongolian nomad known as Genghis Khan. With his fierce, hard-riding nomad horde, he...
  2. Vietnam War History
    Sometime between 200 B.C. and A.D. 200, the intermingling of the Red River Delta's early inhabitants resulted in a distinct Vietnamese people. Virtually from the outset...
  3. Vietnam
    The country is approximately 331,688 square kilometers. The topography consists of hills and densely forested mountains, with level land covering no more than 20 percent...
  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. Confucianism
    Matthew Swift THA 379 Dr. Etling Confucianism The teachings of Confucious revolve around living a viruous life. In his view a world in which everyone holds...
  6. 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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  7. What If China Discovered America?
    During the 15th century, the Chinese had one of the most advanced naval fleets known to man. As a result, China was able to establish many trade routes to places such...
  8. The Mongolian Wedding
    Stanley Stewart's "From the Empire of Genghis Khan" is a highly inspiring travel writing filled with hilarious plots vividly portrayed in chronological, fully-detailed...
  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Chinese Empire: Ming Dynasty
    The Chinese Empire was large and controlled most of Asia at one point in time. One of the dynasties that ruled the empire was the Ming Family. Ruling from 1368-1644, almost...
  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Cannibalism
    Cannibalism; dating earliest back to the British colonies, was saw as a form of war tactic, or a practice of religion (Arson 1). Though as a form of religion, it was...
  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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