China Civilization Summary In china they have what might be similar to the American government. Although the vice president would be the son to the president. The have what is called kinship ties. These noble clans were c laming to be descendants from a hero or god. There were over a hundred noble clans the ruled in this era of 1000 bc. The writings of the chines were totally original from other writing systems.
Instead of an alphabet they would use pictures that would mean a whole word. Having a writing language made it easy for everyone to understand in the country seeing as how in different parts of the country they spoke different languages and had different dialects. Some symbols had also spread to different countries like Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. When it came to religion in ancient china there were only two powerful gods or forces. These forces that ran through nature and life were called the yin and yang. These words also meant woman and man or hot and cold.
They also believed that the word was made of four elements: earth, air, fire, and water. During the age of Dispersal, there was a period where a religion began called Buddhism. Buddhism believed in celibacy, worldly values, and contradicted practical and humanistic values of the Chinese society. This religion was soon to be the most powerful religion in East Asia. I feel that the Chinese culture is a vast and interesting culture. Many other countries have developed many different traits from these people.
Daniel L. Overmyer " religions of China; the World as a Living System Long Grove, Illinois Waveland Press, Inc. Copyright 1986125 Page Count Daniel Overmyer's, Religions of China, discusses the historical developments of the different religions of China. It also addresses the impact religion has on the daily life of the Chinese in the past and present. Overmyer introduces the Chinese living system ...
Without the people of Asia our civilization would lack many key elements from medicine to food.