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  CUPE BC
We don't want basic services to be delivered by private corporations.
Despite this, the B.C. government is on a mission to privatize every area of the public sector using public-private partnerships or P3s.
In October 2006 Premier Campbell announced a sweeping policy that will make it much more likely that public projects will become P3s.
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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1027
The Chou built their capital near modern Xi'an in 1027 BC and moved it to Luoyang in 770 BC Initially the Chou dominated the N...
It was instituted in France as early as 1027, and elsewhere in Europe (excluding England) during the next several decades.
or Yin, dynasty of China, which ruled, according to traditional dates, from c.1766 BC to c.1122 BC or, according to some modern scholars, from c.1523 BC to c.1027 BC It is the first historic dynasty of China; its legendary founder, T'ang, is said to have defeated the last Hsia ruler, Chieh.
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1090 BC - or the year of the Hyena, there was a collapse in Egypt's economy leading to the emergence of tomb robbers.
1079 BC - Death of King Cheng of Zhou, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
Zhou Dynasty (1122 BC – 256 BC) instituted in China.
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  11th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1079 BC - Death of Zhou cheng wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
1053 BC - Death of Zhou kang wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
1002 BC - Death of Zhou zhao wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
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 1020s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 12th century BC - 11th century BC - 10th century BC
1027 BC - Traditional date for the end of the Shang Dynasty in China.
1020 BC - Saul the King becomes the first king of the Israelites.
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 Plazma's Ages - Age of Empires - Shang Culture
In 1027 BC a particularly decadent Shang ruler lost control of the kingdom and succumbed to either revolt or the deliberate attack from the more western province of Chou.
A peace was arranged around 540 BC at a conference instigated by smaller states that had suffered continual invasion and despoiling.
By 2500 BC cattle, chickens, sheep and goats were raised, and water buffalo were being used to pull plows and wagons.
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 Chinese Dynasties
Shang dynasty endured roughly from 1700 to 1027 B.C. The Shang dynasty (also called the Yin dynasty in its later stages) is believed to found by a rebel leader who overthrew the last Xia ruler.
In 771 B.C, The capital was moved eastward to Luoyang in present-day Henan Province.
The first, from 770 to 476 B.C., is called the Spring and Autumn Period; the second is known as the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.).
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 Tufts EBCAM
1500 BC Records of illnesses, medicines and treatment methods were inscribed on tortoise shells and flat cattle bones.
1027 BC Earliest record of herbs was written in the Poem Classic (Shi Jing).
Records of the famous physician Bian Que who lived in the fifth century BC are recorded.
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 Chinese History
In 771 B.C. Zhou's king was killed by invading barbarianswho were allied with rebel lords.
When the western Zhou started is uncertainbut traditionally 1122 BC and 1027 BC are the dates given to us.
The end of the Zhou period is in 221 BC whenthe first emperor of the Qin Dynasty unified the land on a new imperialbasis.
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Chinese literature may be divided into three major historical periods that roughly correspond to those of Western literary history: the classical period, from the 6th century bc through the 2d century ad; the medieval period, from the 3d century to the late 12th century; and the modern period, from the 13th century to the present.
The oldest examples of Chinese writing are inscriptions on bones and tortoiseshells, dating probably from the 14th century bc.
Confucianism became the orthodox teaching, establishing a classical tradition that was to last until the present century.
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1027 BC - Traditional date for the end of the Shang Dynasty in China, and the beginning of the Zhou Dynasty.
Early China: 5000-221 BC3500-2000 BC: Longsham culture 3000 BC: Domestication of sheep, cattle...
Chronology of ancient ChinaNeolithic: circa 7000 - 1600 BC: Shang: circa 1600 - 1027 BC: Zhou: 1027 - 256 BC: Western Zhou: 1027 - 771 BC: Eastern Zhou...Spring and Autumn period...Warring states period: 770 - 256 BC
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Sometime around 1027 BC the Shang was conquered by the Chou, a people living to the west in the region of modern Sian.
Beginning in the 5th century BC, warfare among the states became endemic, serving to increase centralization and administrative efficiency withi n individual states, for only the strongest could survive.
This period of the Warring States (403-221 BC) also propelled new elements to positions of authority, as talent, not birth, increasingly became the criterion for employment.
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 Robin Hood and the history of archery
Although archery probably dates to the Stone Age (around 20,000 BC), the earliest people known to have used the bow and arrow were the ancient Egyptians, who adopted it at least 5000 years ago for purposes of hunting and warfare.
In 1200 BC, the Hittites would use the bow from light, fast chariots that enabled them to become dreaded opponents in Middle Eastern battles.
During the ensuing Zhou (Chou) dynasty (1027-256 BC), nobles at court attended sport archery tournaments that were accompanied by music and interspersed with elegant salutations.
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 Chinese Literature
Chinese literature may be divided into three major historical periods that roughly correspond to those of Western literary history: the classical period, from the 6th century BC through the 2nd century AD; the medieval period, from the 3rd century to the late 12th century; and the modern period, from the 13th century to the present.
The oldest examples of Chinese writing are inscriptions on bones and tortoise-shells, dating probably from the 14th century BC.
Foremost are the Analects of Confucius, aphoristic sayings compiled by his disciples; the eloquent disputations of Mencius, a Confucian scholar; the Tao-te Ching (Classic of the Way and Its Virtue), attributed to Lao-tzu, the founder of Taoism; and the high-spirited essays of Chuang-tzu, the other great Taoist philosopher.
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 The New Millennium
The lunar calendar that was introduced around 2200BC by the ancestors of the founders of the Xia dynasty (2100-1600 BC), and was in continuous use since the Han dynasty from 206 BC.
Julius Caesar (102-44 BC), by whose time the calendar had been so abused by the repeated use of intercalation for political purposes that January was falling in autumn, decided to reform Roman calendar on advice from the 1st-Century-B.C. Alexandrian astronomer, Sosigenes.
The Xia dynasty (2100-1600 B.C.) was reportedly founded in 2205 BC but even while it was a period in which a calendar was reportedly adopted, its chronological authenticity has resisted efforts of exact verification.
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 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
Although archery probably dates back to the Stone Age (around 20,000 BC), the earliest people known to have used the bow and arrow were the ancient Egyptians, who adopted it at least 5000 years ago for purposes of hunting and warfare.
They also gave the bow a new, recurved shape that was far more powerful and as it was shorter, it was more easily handled by an archer on horseback.
During the ensuing Zhou (Chou) dynasty (1027-256 BC), nobles at court attended sport archery tournaments that were accompanied by music and interspersed with elegant salutations.
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 General Outline
800 BC The noble warrior caste of China had assumed the responsibility of organizing the government and conducting the worship of its ancestors according to traditional rites.
Eighth century BC Tyre falls to the Assyrians and Carthage becomes the leader of the Western Phoenicians.
500 BC Civilization centered around the Middle East and Anatolia on one end (Persians) and the Mediterranean (settled by colonists from the Levant- land at the eastern end of the Mediterranean, and the Aegean) or Greek world on the other end.
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 history18aearliestcivilizations4china
Chinese expansion is halted by invading bands of nomadic tribesmen (barbarians) from the north and west, causing Chinese governmental influence to withdraw from the northern and western perimeters.
The Chou continued the social and governmental pattern (bureaucracy) of the Shang government that preceded them, though as early as 800 BC this central authority was undermined by rebellious warlords at the mouth of the Yangzi River and in some of the northern provinces.
By the 6th century BC the states of Wu and Yüeh dominated much of China, leading to the “Warring States Period” (453—221 BC) that involved continual warring between the various city-states and provinces and the central Chou government.
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 Chinese Dynasties
Between the Qiang and the Shang however lay the Zhou who, around 1027 BC, rose against the Shang and seized the kingdom.
The Zhou dynasty was China’s longest but is usually divided into two periods: the Western Zhou (1027 - 771 BC), and the Eastern Zhou (770 - 221 BC), when the most powerful regional lords battled for supremacy.
Although his was one of the shortest dynasties in Chinese history, it was also one of the most influential, lending its name to the united country, leaving the Great Wall snaking across the northern border and tombs filled with terracotta soldiers.
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When their power eclipsed that of Zhou, feudal bonds were broken, and widespread interstate warfare broke out in the 5th century BC, developing into political anarchy in the 4th and 3rd centuries.
Also in the 4th century BC, dialecticians moved toward a system of logic by analyzing the true meaning of words so as to avoid the logical pitfalls inherent in language.
Although Han Confucianism was supported by the government from 136 BC and subsequently became the required learning for government service, its excessive superstitiousness produced a +++ camp of opposition during the first several centuries AD, and the school divided over questions of the authenticity of classical texts.
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 Chou dynasty
As loyalties crumbled, an alliance of dukes and barbarians sacked the Chou capital in 771 BC.
The royal family fled to the eastern city of Loyang to begin a new period of its dynasty called Eastern Chou.
Then in 479 BC, the outlying state of Ch’u, near the Yangtze River defeated a smaller state and triggered a bloody struggle that would stretch for another two hundred years, a period called, appropriately, the Warring States.
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The power of the last rulers of the Kassite Dynasty in Babylonia was weakened by decades of conflict with Assyria to the north and Elam to the west.
In 1157 BC royal power was claimed by a new dynasty based at the city of Isin.
The most successful of the Isin kings appears to have been Nebuchadnezzar I (1125-1104 BC), following the evidence in inscriptions on kudurrus.
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 An introduction to Chinese literature
Chinese literature may be divided into three major historical periods that roughly correspond to those of Western literary history: the classical period, from the 6th century BC through the 2nd century AD; the medieval period, from the 3rd century to the late 12th century; and the modern period, from the 13th century to the present.
In the following centuries of the classical period, the Confucian canon was fixed, and Confucianism became the orthodox teaching, establishing a classical tradition that was to last until the present century.
Foremost are the Analects of Confucius, aphoristic sayings compiled by his disciples; the eloquent disputations of Mencius, a Confucian scholar; the Daode Jing (Tao-te Ching, Classic of the Way and Its Virtue), attributed to Laozi, the founder of Daoism; and the high-spirited essays of Zhuangzi, the other great Daoist philosopher.
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 Nabataean Travel: Chinese History
It was the religious leaders and philosophers of this period who first expressed the doctrine of the "mandate of heaven" (divine ruler-ship), the notion that the ruler (the "son of heaven") governed by divine right but that his dethronement would prove that he had lost the mandate.
In 771 BC the Zhou court was sacked, and its king was killed by invading barbarians who were allied with rebel lords.
The first, from 770 to 476 B.C., is called the Spring and Autumn Period, after a famous historical chronicle of the time; the second is known as the Warring States Period (475-221 BC).
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 Music | Chinese Studies
1027-256 BC) music was one of the four subjects that the sons of noblemen and princes were required to study, and the office of music at one time comprised more than 1400 people.
During the Qin dynasty (221-206 BC) music was denounced as a wasteful pastime; almost all musical books, instruments, and manuscripts were ordered destroyed.
Despite this severe setback Chinese music experienced a renaissance during the Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), when a special bureau of music was established to take charge of ceremonial music.
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Mencius, also known by his birth name Meng Ke or Ko, was born in the State of Zhou (周朝; pinyin: zhōu cháo; Wade-Giles: chou ch`ao; 1027 BC to 221 BC), now forming the territory of the county-level city of Zoucheng (邹城; originally Zouxian), Shandong province, only thirty kilometres (eighteen miles) south of Qufu, Confucius' birthplace.
He served as an official during the Warring States Period (403–221 BCE) in the State of Qi (齊; pinyin: qí; 1046 BC to 221 BC) from 319 to 312 BCE.
He expressed his filial devotion when he took an absence of three years from his official duties for Qi to mourn his mother's death.
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 ch'in dynasty
As his first act, he bestowed upon himself the title Shihuangdi, or the “First August Emperor.” In this pivotal year of 221 BC, the land took its name from this dynasty, thus the Middle Kingdom became known as China.
On a trip to inspect his kingdom he died, aged forty-nine, in the year 210 BC.
His dynasty would last another four years, but his son and grandson proved unable to hold what the First Emperor had secured.
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 Chinese History, Regent Tour China
In 771 B.C. Zhou's king was killed by invading barbarians who were allied with rebel lords.
With the royal line broken, the power of the Zhou court gradually diminished; the fragmentation of the kingdom accelerated.
The end of the Zhou period is in 221 BC when the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty unified the land on a new imperial basis.
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