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  • Love Of Chinese Culture
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    22/4/2005 2nd Week SAILING WITH CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS First of all, I found many holes about the account of Zheng He and the reasons I want to point out about why I don't want to travel with Zheng He are as follows. Zheng He's ships of 300 and 28000 men are far too large a number to be traveling and his ships are as big as 400 feet which is over 100 meter in length. I wonder how can a fleet of ships as large as that had traveled by sea to other countries of Africa and not make history in other pa...
  • Mr Creel
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    China Herr lee Gessner Creel wrote The Birth of China. The book was published in 1937 at Frederick L ungar Publishing in New York City. Creel was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 15 1905. Both Creel's mother and father were writers. Creel attended the University of Oklahoma, Creighton University, and finally the University of Chicago where he received his Ph. D. in 1929. In 1922 he worked as a newspaper reporter and later became a Sinologist discovering oracle bones that dated back to 3,000 ...
  • Chinese Practice Of Ancestor Worship
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    In order to go into Taoism at all, we must begin by being in the frame of mind in which it can understood. You cannot force yourself into this frame of mind, anymore than you can smooth rippled waters. But let's say that our starting point is that we forget what we know, or think we know, and that we suspend judgment about practically everything, returning to what we were when we were babies when we had not yet learned the names or the language. And in this state, although we have extremely sens...
  • Chinese History
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    What makes Chinese history such a difficult area of study is its sheer size and scope. To put it in a more familiar perspective, from the time English settlers dropped anchor and settled the first settlement at Jamestown in 1607 all the way up to the Presidency of George W. Bush, the Chinese have experienced that period of time eightfold. The problem with 3000 years of history is how to record it. For some, the easiest way would be to account for all the dynasties and their emperors. But as Char...
  • Donald Interest For Chinese
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    Chinese immigration began with the arrival of Chinese miner by the thousands in California, following the discovery of gold in 1848. The hopeless improvement of Chinese economics soon lured more Chinese immigrants to the United States. Some worked on the transcontinental railroad, which was completed in 1869. Others worked in orchids, vineyards, and fields. Some even entered the fishing and manufacturing industries (Encarta). Even though the Chinese helped develop the American West, they became ...

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