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WW2 in the Pacific

March 16, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

America`s First Front : World War II at the Pacific In his foreword to the American edition of the book Zero ‘ Martin Caidin observed , that the question is not why the Japanese managed to achieve everything in the Pacific , but more likely why we had to spend so much time to finish …

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3 questions

March 16, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

The Ramayana The Ramayana , one of the religious books of Hinduism , appeared around 250 BCE . The personality of the man who wrote this book is likely it belong to a Brahmin . This version can be supported by some arguments First , the main character of Ramayana , the prince and the …

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What was historical importance of samurai (legendary Japanese warrior) spirits to Japanese?

March 16, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

Historical Importance of Samurai Spirits 2005 Contemporary Japanese culture is deeply rooted in the ancient code of the samurai , where duty , loyalty , bravery , and proper etiquette are deemed most important . Being characterized as a culture both delicate and fierce , it absorbed all the beauty , strictness and mysticism of …

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About the book "The Ramayana"

March 16, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

Rama , as depicted in the Ramayana , truly stands as the archetypal figure of how an individual of the Hindu faith should act throughout their lives . Although there are certainly instances in which Rama behaves in ways that could be considered morally questionable , they fail to utterly detract from his primary symbolism …

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Discuss The Analects of Confucius

March 16, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

There is often a parallel drawn between Confucianism and Confucius himself , however relations between them are very flimsy . Confucius was a famous sage and philosopher (551 BC – 479 BC ) of China . His teachings had very strong impact on East Asia . Nevertheless , Confucius ‘ ideas were not acknowledged during …

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China’s growing economic power and the U.S.

March 14, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

China ‘s growing economic power and the U .S Economic issues increasingly define the United States ‘ foreign policy toward China , one of America ‘s most important trading partners . While exerting diplomatic pressure to bring a resolution of China ‘s abusive policies on human rights and regional aggression , the Clinton administration has …

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History of Japan

March 14, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

Clash of Religions The phenomenon of exploration during the 15th through the 17th centuries enabled the western world to introduce new ideas of faith and religion to areas around the globe . With explorers reaching the east , namely India , China , Indonesia , and Japan , the introduction to Christianity was established through …

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History of Japan

March 14, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

Tokugawa Ieyasu 2004 The period of Tokugawa Ieyasu gave possibility to Samurai to understand that it is possible to govern with help of reasonable methods . He finished unification of country , started by Oda and Toetomi . Actually we can call this period the period of peace . Tokugawa Ieyasu was a good leader …

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Analyzing the author’s visions between the movies, Mishima and the last samurai

March 11, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

Everybody likes watching movies whether for entertainment self-education or self-enrichment . Among others Mishima ‘ and Last Samurai ‘ belong to the art of cinema which can satisfy the demands of those who expect a monumental sight as well as those who watch movies desparately starving to find something new either about history or remarkable …

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Discuss the main tenants of Confucianism

March 11, 2016 | Author: | Posted in asian studies, history

The Main Tenants of Confucianism Confucius is a well-known Chinese thinker who is usually considered to lay the foundations of Confucian school and thought . He devoted many works to analyzing the relationships of man and society , and searching for the structure of a perfect society . According to Confucius , every man is …

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