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IP Man IntroMartial arts film (kung fu flic)Historical background dramaEnough elements of real drama2008Not grand master 2013 IP man or any of the sequelsThere are a bunch of movies that have come out recentlySemi auto biographical – very loosely based on the events on the events of the life of IPManoReal life humanoMaster of Wing ChungTakes place in Foshan in Guangzhou / Guangdong province near Hong Kong aoThe epic enter of southern Chinese cultureoGuangdong is the provinceoGuangzhou also known as (Canton) is the capital city of GuangdongCantonese cooking/ restaurants comes from hereBig country with multiple culturesNorthern roughnecks are going to challenge southern style in movieoAn epicenter of martial arts in the south of ChinaMultiple schools and specific martial arts stylesThis place and Hong Kong is the epicenter of martial arts moviesShowing a depiction though slightly glorified – how did life change during the Japaneseoccupation during the “second Sino Japanese war” AKA WWII every country has adifferent name for thingsoChina considers it second Sino-Japanese war / their imperialismGuangdong ProvinceoRich provinceoAlways been a trade epicenteroHeavily populatedoSouthern cultureoFoshanPrefecture level cityNot a full fledged cityAdministrative unitNext-door to GuangzhouoCapital and largest city of GuangdongoThird largest city periodoMight be the richestoOne giant heavily populated urban areaHong Kong and Macao are in this provinceThis is the Pearl River delta regionPulls in all trade from country side which then flows out into theworld
Has been the trading epicenter forever both in and out of chinaoSilks, teas, etcTons and tons of moneyHighly cultured and wealthy even 100 years agoThere is an upper and middle classVibrant and hugely urbanThere are poor people, like in any cityShowing the before and after of the Japanese occupationo1937-1945 “WWII” or Japan’s imperial rise and attempted conquest of all of asiaspecifically chinaoResult of decades long Japanese attempt to dominate Asia, Australia, and IndiaoThey needed resources, labor, and stuffSecond Sino Japanese war 1937-1945 – Japanese Imperialistic military invasion (WWII)oThe first 1894-1895oControl over Korean peninsulaoJapan dominated and china went into declineoOne of the first fights Japan pickedThis was pretty intentionalChina was kind of in-charge of KoreaThey wanted the resources and laborNorth eastern ChinaMarco polo bridge incident 7 July 1937oThe spark of the full second waroJapanese picked a fight on purpose and baited Chinesetroops to shoot at them and then invaded manchuriaoLargest Asian war in the 20thcenturyoJapan took over costal China – major cities first.

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Term
Fall
Professor
JDBOYER
Tags
World War II, Republic of China, Han Chinese, Bruce Lee, Second Sino Japanese War

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