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River Elegy i Huanghe (must Chinese nurtured along the Yellow River), Asian civilization is fading now What we need is to create a brand new civilization Industrial civilization: 2/7/1972 first time China has opened her door to the West (Nixon) Agricultural civilization of Chinese superior The Great Wall compounded the problem, kept the Chinese out and foreigners out First Great Wall now buried in the desert symbolizes closed-door feudalism and cowardice 1405: first ship sailed to Pacific Ocean, c i but mentality still not ready Nomad civilization in Mongolia cannot be compared to western civilization out civilization is a crisis to save our civilization we must open out door and welcome signs of democracy The first astronaut pride of Chinese but it was Chinese, in the Ming Dynasty, who invented the blueprint of rockets Zhang Heng of Han Dynasty invented a sphere dedicated to astronomy The Chinese invented gunpowder, printing, paper making, compass…but didn’t become the first to fly into space By using the compass invented by Chinese, the West invaded China Our technology helped the West with its new era, but the West failed to has its impact on China , the city of Nanyang Due to the nature of Chinese civilization(agricultural civilization), capitalism and industrial civilization weren’t successful Rapid increase in population scarcity of arable land overpopulation is the biggest problem of China Chinese attribute their conditions to fate Socialism VS. capitalism Quality of Chinese workforce is low Around 3 B.C., blue maritime civilization (which then was developing in Mediterranean) defeated by Qin Dynasty Confucianism doesn’t tolerate other schools of thoughts   political thinker that discovered something beneficial of social change: individualism
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2009 for the course EASC 150g taught by Professor Rosen during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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