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Progress Assignment1Progress AssignmentAlex LindseyIRLS210 D002 Sum 17American Military UniversityRoland Edwards
Progress Assignment21. Zewei’s ArticleThe main point of Zewei’s article entail the discussion about a more dominant ideology out weighting and disrupting a less dominant ideology (Confusicanism in China). According to Zewei, “the less dominant ideology will either be engulfed or changed to appease the more dominant ideology regardless of its own conservative outlook”. As evident after the Opium Wars in the mid-19thCentury. Zewei also showed how a conservative ideology like Qing Dynasty was forced by the western ideology to decide between their own beliefs and philosophy and adopt and adapt to outside influences. With its special history and culture, China did not build a diplomatic system on the principle of sovereign equality. The Confucian world view was a concept of the Celestial Empire and the Tributary System. At the end, the Confucian order

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