European And Chinese Music Notation

European And Chinese Music Notation The European Music system first developed from neumes and was basically a set of musical signs that showed a set of sounds and techniques, which were used to perform music. English music was in transition from the melodically based (horizontal) modes to those of harmony (counterpoint, or vertical structure), and […]

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Chinese Economic Reform

Two years after the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, it became apparent to many of China’s leaders that economic reform was necessary. During his tenure as China’s premier, Mao had encouraged social movements such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution which had had as their bases ideologies such as serving the […]

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Chinese Music

Chinese Music, the body of vocal and instrumental music composed and played by the Chinese people. For several thousand years Chinese culture was dominated by the teachings of the philosopher Confucius, who conceived of music in the highest sense as a means of calming the passions and of dispelling unrest and lust, rather than as […]

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Chinese-Middle East foreign policy

Karl Schroeder Policy Update: China-Persian Gulf China’s biggest issue in the Middle East is securing the oil and gas that they will need with their continued economic growth. China has attempted to cultivate domestic oil production, but their demand for oil has continued to increase exponentially and it is clear that China will continue to […]

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Chinese –American Immigrants

The main themes that were raised by Vivian S. Louie in “Ethnic Culture, Immigration and Race in America” are what motivates the Chinese –American immigrants to pursue education and excel in it and life generally relative to other immigrants, and the reason as to why they invite hate and admiration in equal measure. In American […]

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Political Chinese Cartoon

The 19th century saw an evolution of the way paintings were done which tended to reflect the different perceptions, stereotypes and attitudes among the different people of the United States. One of the most poignant attitudes was with regard to people of Asian origin most of who were of Chinese descent. The imagery in this […]

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Chinese Literature from 1937 to the Present

Summary Chapter seven of the article Chinese literature from 1937 to the present is an analysis of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The war broke out near Marco Polo Bridge in the southwest of Beijing. The Japanese troops used the excuse for searching for a soldier who had gone missing to demand entry into the city. […]

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Chinese Politics

Introduction Last two decades of the twentieth century were the period when we witnessed the spectacular rise of China’s global policy and economy. Such achievements are of particular interest, because they are largely related to the governmental policies, which appeared to be alternative to open and liberal models of some developing countries. The important tool […]

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The Color of Water and American Born Chinese

Being American to Jin meant being able to speak English or the language of the people and not speaking Chinese when in America. In the book, American born Chinese, Jin tells the new Chinese boy Wei-Chen Sun, in school to speak Chinese because he is in America (Gene Yuang) 37. It also meant not having […]

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Chinese People

Chinese people are known for their cultural belief to appease the spirits of the dead, which is done through various ceremonies and measures. The Chinese people have a lot of respect for the dead, and they believe that the dead cannot rest until their final demands and quests on earth are met. Appeasing the dead […]

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