Asian Studies

Asian Studies

1. We have used the Silk Road, Egyptologist, and Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to “Stretch the Boundaries of Asia” (answer all points)
a. Explain the significance of the term “Southwest Asia”.
b. Should the definition of Asia be extended to include this?
c. How is your own research (explain what this is) affected by the definition of what Asia represents?

2. Consider the Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: Stein, Hedin, Pelliot, and Warner (Choose two of the four and answer all points)
a. Explain the strength and weakness of two of the “Foreign Devils.”
b. Compare them with any other major figure we have studied.
c. If you were going on an adventure, who would you choose to work with and why?

3. Joseph Needham’s Discoveries (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study China?
b. What are three of his main findings and why?
c. To what extent should he considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

4. Arthur Waley’s Translations (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study Japan (and China)?
b. What are three of his main translations and why?
c. To what extent should he be considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

Asian Studies

Asian Studies

1. We have used the Silk Road, Egyptologist, and Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to “Stretch the Boundaries of Asia” (answer all points)
a. Explain the significance of the term “Southwest Asia”.
b. Should the definition of Asia be extended to include this?
c. How is your own research (explain what this is) affected by the definition of what Asia represents?

2. Consider the Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: Stein, Hedin, Pelliot, and Warner (Choose two of the four and answer all points)
a. Explain the strength and weakness of two of the “Foreign Devils.”
b. Compare them with any other major figure we have studied.
c. If you were going on an adventure, who would you choose to work with and why?

3. Joseph Needham’s Discoveries (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study China?
b. What are three of his main findings and why?
c. To what extent should he considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

4. Arthur Waley’s Translations (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study Japan (and China)?
b. What are three of his main translations and why?
c. To what extent should he be considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

1. We have used the Silk Road, Egyptologist, and Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to “Stretch the Boundaries of Asia” (answer all points)
a. Explain the significance of the term “Southwest Asia”.
b. Should the definition of Asia be extended to include this?
c. How is your own research (explain what this is) affected by the definition of what Asia represents?

2. Consider the Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: Stein, Hedin, Pelliot, and Warner (Choose two of the four and answer all points)
a. Explain the strength and weakness of two of the “Foreign Devils.”
b. Compare them with any other major figure we have studied.
c. If you were going on an adventure, who would you choose to work with and why?

3. Joseph Needham’s Discoveries (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study China?
b. What are three of his main findings and why?
c. To what extent should he considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

4. Arthur Waley’s Translations (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study Japan (and China)?
b. What are three of his main translations and why?
c. To what extent should he be considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

Asian Studies

Asian Studies

1. We have used the Silk Road, Egyptologist, and Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to “Stretch the Boundaries of Asia” (answer all points)
a. Explain the significance of the term “Southwest Asia”.
b. Should the definition of Asia be extended to include this?
c. How is your own research (explain what this is) affected by the definition of what Asia represents?

2. Consider the Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: Stein, Hedin, Pelliot, and Warner (Choose two of the four and answer all points)
a. Explain the strength and weakness of two of the “Foreign Devils.”
b. Compare them with any other major figure we have studied.
c. If you were going on an adventure, who would you choose to work with and why?

3. Joseph Needham’s Discoveries (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study China?
b. What are three of his main findings and why?
c. To what extent should he considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

4. Arthur Waley’s Translations (answer all points)
a. What inspired him to study Japan (and China)?
b. What are three of his main translations and why?
c. To what extent should he be considered an “Orientalist”? Explain.

Anthropology Cultural Research Paper

Anthropology Cultural Research Paper

        Basseri of Iran     The Batek of Malaysia     Enga     The Amish     Huaorani of Ecuador     Bedouin     Zulu     Kurds     Maori     Mbuti     Nayar of India     Semai     Navajo     Tikopia of Melanesia

    Identifies and classifies the selected culture’s primary mode of subsistence. ( Foragers, Horticulturalists, Pastoralists, Emerging Agriculturalists,

Agrarian States, or Industrialists)     Analyzes and evaluates the impact that the primary mode of subsistence of the selected culture has on at least three of the following aspects of

culture:     Beliefs and values     Economic organization     Gender relations     Kinship     Political organization     Sickness and healing     Social change     Social organization