the opening of five treaty ports
britons were to be allowed to trade with anyone they wished
indemnity and extraterritoriality
foreign residents in china were under the laws of their own country
entire areas of the treaty ports a haven for chi
Developmental state theory
The state is the essential institution that enabes nation states to achieve successful
Colonialism a simple historical process of evolution
Whats important is whether or not a country can effectively deal with the ch
Early dynastic 3000-2330
o Defeated south
o Founded a new city
o Standing army
o Installed daughter at Ur Naram-Sin 2254-2218
o Sargons grandson
o Revived empire
o Put down a rebellion
East Asian cultural heritage
countries with predomintialy Confucian culture
o china, japan. Korea, and Vietnam , etc.
the spread of Buddhism in east and southeast Asia
o Indonasia largest muslim population in the world.
Christianity in eas
The narrator begins by announcing that he will be telling the story of an extraordinary person.
According to the narrator, this person had experienced everything, and had achieved complete
knowledge. In particular, he found out information about the time
Gilgamesh tells Utanapishtim that he can't believe he (Utanapishtim) is only a regular human being. How
has he ended up being granted immortality?
Gee, thought you'd never ask.
Utanapishtim's story begins in the city of Shuruppak, on the banks
1. Using examples from this class such as the Willendorf Venus, Shamhat, Ishtar,
Aphrodite, Hera, and Helen of Troy discuss the portrayal of women as a gender in
the tradition of Western Civilization. How has it been positive, how has it been
Constantine Constantine was the first Roman emperor. He also was the first
emperor to practice Christianity in this day of age. He also moved the capital from
Rome to Constantinople during his time as emperor. He is significant to learn about
in this clas
Star Trek: R&A #2
In the episode, Trouble with Tribbles, the enterprise crew find themselves dealing with
bureaucrats from the Federation, and Captain Kirks resulting frustration and disdain of the
misuse of the priority one
Star Trek: R&A #4
In this weeks assigned episode, Space Seed, the Enterprise crew encounters a
seemingly abandoned spacecraft from the 1990s. Once aboard, a life pod activates and man
from 200 years prior awakens from a deep
Star Trek: R&A #1
Having never seen an episode of Star Trek: TOS, I chose to start with the Pilot episode.
While watching S1E01, I found myself wondering what the show creators were thinking, having
the girl try desperately
HON 101-46: Star Trek: The Next Seminar, BR 250, W 2:00-2:50
Dr. Seth Katz
Office: Bradley Hall 383
Office hours: M 2:00-3:00pm
or by appointment
A brief con
Star Trek: R&A #3
In the Star Trek episode Amok Time (S02E01), Spock is seen struggling to cope
in the midst of Pon Farr, the mating period Vulcans go through every seven years. The
normally unemotional, steady-headed officer
Math 122.03 Quiz #7 October 28, 2016
Be sure to show all necessary work on each problem. There are 50 points on th'
In problems 1 & 2, determine if the given sequence converges or diverges. If it
converges, nd the limit. If it diverges, ex
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cfw_all Will not be spoken to like that, Sophiel
All right, Ill put it another way. Youve made yourself comfortable
deep down in the fur of a white rabbit that is being pulled out of the
universes top hat right now. And in a minute youl
. . . at some point something must
have come from nothing . . . '
Sophie Amundsen was on her way home from school. She had walked
the rst part of the way with Joanna. They had been discussing ro
bots. Joanna thought the human'brain was like an advanced
Could Hildes father have left it there? He was a master of leaving
things in the most convenient places.
How, could he, if he was in Lebanon? _ .
And why had-Alberto made that slip? Not once but twice!
Sophie shivered. She felt
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news had a feature on how theNorwegian UN battalion had cele
brated the day in Lebanon. Sophies eyes were glued to thescreen.
One of the men she was seeing could be Hildes father.
The last thing Sophie did on May 17 was to hang the la
ADVICE TO A PRINCE
Source: W. G. Lambert, Babylonian Wisdom Literature (Oxford University Press, 1963, reprinted
Eisenbrauns, 1996). http:/www.gatewaystobabylon.com/myths/texts/life/adviceprince.html
Modern scholarship has proven wrong the assumption that
Reading Response 5, Group 1
In Near Eastern Background section it says that some of the mystery cults practiced
ritual baptism and have a communion where they consume the flesh and blood of their
particular deity. Communion and baptis
Reading Response 3, Group 1
In the Poems of Sappho, the first poems focus is about a girl so madly in love, that she
feels like she is close to death whenever she sees her love. She also forgets how to speak
normally and sweats profus
Reading Response 4, Group 1
In the book 9 of The Odyssey, lines 2-11, Odysseus begins recounting his tale to King
Alcinous. But first, Odysseus makes a point of personally thanking the king for providing the
feast and the talented bar
Ch. 1 Reading Response #1
The stories of Babylonian Creation differ from those of the Hebrew Bible and the book of
Genesis in a few main ways. Most significantly, the number of gods involved. The Hebrew Bible
is part of a monotheistic r
Reading Response 7 (8?), Group 1, Quran Readings
How does the Muslim view of reward and punishment compare with that of
other world faiths?
The Muslim faith offered rules of conduct that were easy to understand and to
Reading Response 7, Group 1
The Odyssey is an epic, because it is a long narrative poem recounting the adventures
of a hero. The story was spoken or sung by a bard in ancient Greece. It wasnt until much later
that Homers work wa
Reading Response #2
Text: Figure 4.10 depicts an amphora called Contest of Two Warriors. An amphora is a
Greek vessel used for storing wine or oil. The material is made of ceramic and measures 11 9/16
x 9 in. It is colorful and has a
Reading Response 7, Group 1
1. You mentioned that the theme of the loving mother, who always helps the child through
their problems was relevant in Greek society.
2. I had not noticed this before, but I think its true.