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Empowered Elegance: Navigating the Evolution of Women’s Roles in Chinese Society

Chinese society has long upheld a traditional belief that emphasizes women’s adherence to the Three Obediences and the Four Virtues. This belief has its roots in Confucianism, which greatly values filial piety and the hierarchical structure of the family. The Three Obediences entail a woman’s duty to obey her father before marriage, her husband after …

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Breaking Chains: China’s Journey from Empire to Republic

The transition of China away from the imperial system stands as a momentous and transformative event that arose from a convergence of compelling factors. Essentially, the emergence of revolutionary ideas and a strong desire for modernization ignited an intense longing for change. Throughout the 19th century, as the Qing Dynasty grappled with a series of …

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Unraveling China’s Imperial Tapestry: Factors and Forces Behind Its Historical Departure

The abandonment of the imperial system in China can be attributed to a multitude of factors that unfolded over the course of centuries. One paramount reason was the internal decay and corruption that afflicted the imperial government. As the dynasties matured, the ruling class became increasingly disconnected from the needs and desires of the common …

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