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East Asia Bing Sheng Wu Department of Geography Geography of the Global Village
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Setting the Boundaries China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, and Taiwan Historically unified culture Politically and ideologically divided
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The Great Wall near Beijing, China Olaf Slaghekke, Photographer
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Panda Habitat in Wolong Valley, China
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Forbidden City, Beijing, China
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Tai Chi
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Japan kimono
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Japanese zen garden in the Tenryuji temple in Kyoto, Japan Manfred Scholer, photographer
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Korea
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Taiwan cheongsam Taipei 101 http://liuli.us/product_info.php?products_id=168 colored glaze
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Environmental Geography Snow in the Japanese Alps
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Climate
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Dust storm
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China’s Physical Geography
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Japan’s Physical Geography Mt. Fuji
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Korea’s Physical Geography Extensive uplands interspersed with lowland plains DMZ: Demilitarized Zone (38°N)
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Taiwan’s Physical Geography Sun Moon Lake
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Population and Settlement Taipei 101 and National Taiwan University Source: *dans (Flickr)
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Population in NE Asia
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Demographic Indicators
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Cultural Coherence and Diversity
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Asian Culture Ancient Chinese civilization 1600 BC (Shang dynasty) ~ 2008 AC Religious and Philosophical Beliefs Confucianism Taoism Buddhism Writing System Ideographic writing
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China’s Historical Evolution
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The Great Wall
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Religious and Philosophical Beliefs Mahayana Buddhism Confucianism Taoism Shinto (Japan) Marxist influences (China)
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The Confucian Legacy Confucianism is based on the teachings of Confucius and his disciples Principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, being modest, and proper social relationships
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2010 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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