is the largest and a major city, capital Hong Kong and Macao, are the pearl river delta region Guangdong is the third largest city Trades tea and silk, metropolitan area 1937-45 when this all started Japanese imperial policy caused 2 nd sino Japanese 1 st sino war was for control of the Korean pensilila 7 July 1937, Japanese Troops cross the Marco Polo Bridge and invade China proper Nanking Falls, Dec. 18 th , 1937 – Japs looted and raped thousands, killed hundreds of thousands Japanese picked a fight on purpose, bated Japanese troops, then they declare war Outro Wing Chang, IP man was a grandmaster up until his death in 72, it’s also called snake crane style based on the way he held is hand It’s a self-defense style with a few offense moves, utilizes striking and grappling, close to western style boxing Snake crane style, is the stuff that they were from the karate kid Born into a wealthy family Studied Wing Chang when he was 13, only taught family and friends, never was a martial arts teacher when he was a young man IP was a police officer IP Man was a real dude, who hauled ass to Hong Kong when the Japanese invaded Started his martial arts school in his late 30s The reason IP Man fled was because after the Japanese imperial era, the Chinese government had a civil war, he was employed by the nationalist who lost He probably didn’t do the stuff depicted in the film He did end up starting his own school including Bruce Lee Likely to see many other films that revisit Chinese history This era was humiliating to the Chinese Now that china is regaining its world position, they are revisiting this era
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