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In the case of Mo Yan, the Nobel Prize in Literature is viewed as an Western criteria for judging other civilization and culture; the award to Mo Yan is interpreted as an act of rebuilding its supreme authority over Chinese civilization.
Caption: The Yellow River cuts through a gorge not far from where researchers say a landslide-created dam burst about the same time as the rise of Chinese civilization.
Being among the first to extend comparative methods of classification to the political forms in human societies, Montesquieu may be the first Western thinker to formulate a Sinologistical approach to Chinese civilization and was certainly a pivotal figure in the transition of Sinologism from its early romantic idealization to realistic denigration in its mature stages.
Through his influence, some Chinese scholars have been able to overcome the narrowness and trendiness of the modern academy, and discover a very broad and deep way of understanding the future of Chinese civilization, and even of human civilization.
He mentioned the evergreen friendship between Pakistan and China, whose peoples benefited from their rich civilizational interactions spanning several millenniums between the Indus Valley and Gandhara civilizations and the Chinese civilization.
Chen Xu presented a welcome speech, calling on students to learn from Li Xiaolin, to embed the value of individual in the enduring process of Chinese civilization and take it as the fundamental of national prosperity.
The peasants, the backbone of Chinese civilization, are absent from much of the text.
The world's "oldest noodles," they said, had been preserved along the Huang He Valley, often called "the cradle of Chinese civilization.
Tagore was so upright and overboard with dignified speech and well-meaning opinions during his times, and all what he said were verbal gems and golden truth while Lin Yutang featured himself as a narrow-minded fellow devoid of the deportment of Chinese civilization.
from Theodore de Bary's, Sources of Chinese Civilization, vol.
He argues in his chapter on Chinese civilization that despite all the talk and its roots in the distant past, China "has no more civilizational influence than does modern Greece" today (p.
It is a unifying symbol of national identity and cultural solidarity, and as a grand monument to a glorious Chinese past, it remains time immemorial a supranational symbol for the endurance and long-lived strength of Chinese civilization.

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