Category Archives: Tourism & Ethnicity in China

The Onion: Tourists Have Close Call

Why Satire? For my Final Project, I used satire to address the idea that many tourists allow themselves to remain detached or unaware of the impacts of tourism on the people, livelihoods and natural environment of the places they visit. Beyond that, I explored the idea of how people native to an area live and […]



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Ethnic Koreans in China: A Story About a Tense Dinner

Modern migrations from the Korean peninsula to the Manchurian province of China have occurred during three periods, each period of which is marked by a particular geopolitical reason for migration. In the mid-1800’s, the farmers in the northern parts of the Korean peninsula migrated north as a way to escape the droughts afflicting the region. […]



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Manchu Eight Banners Game Proposal Abstract

The Manchu are an interesting minority in that they managed to rule China for nearly 300 years. During that reign they publicly wore a “Confucian face” when dealing with the public, and they professed that Han and Manchu were equal. This can make it seem as if there was very little difference between the two […]



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The Last Matriarchy Society: The Mosuo

The Mosuo minority is the last matriarchal society in the world. In the past, it was difficult to imagine women having complete control in authority in their society. This concept is what has made the Mosuo minority one of the most well-known minorities in China. For this research, I decided to write an 8-10 page […]



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Comparison of Relationships:The Hui and the Uighurs

The two major Muslim ethnic groups in China are the Hui and the Uyghurs. While these two ethnic communities may share the same god, their respective orientation within Chinese society remains radically different. For my final project I will create a National Geographic Feature article focusing on how the Hui’s religious practices have caused both […]



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