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  Chu (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The early Chu state was ruled by an aristocracy with close affinity to the Zhou kings, with its capital at Danyang.
Chu overran Cai to the north in 447 BCE.
In 333 BCE, Chu and Qi partitioned and annexed the coastal state of Yue.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chu_(state)   (775 words)

 01-1934   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chu contends that his due process rights were violated when he "was subjected to racial stereotyping suggesting that Korean sons are automatons who blindly carry out the orders of their fathers even when the orders involve criminal activity." Specifically, he objects to three instances where Chu's race or culture were referenced.
Chu argues that the State failed to disclose evidence that Wales was being investigated for false swearing and that a police report recommended that he be prosecuted for obstruction of justice.
Chu may instead be arguing that the verdicts should be overturned because the State's experts could not agree on the precise method of starting the fire, and because their testimony conflicted with Chu's alleged admissions about how he started the fire.
www.courts.state.wi.us /html/ca/01/01-1934.htm   (4859 words)

 Chu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
State of Chu, a state in the Spring and Autumn Period and Warring States Period of ancient China
Kingdom of Chu, a state proclaimed by various rebellion leaders after the fall of the Qin Dynasty, including the state proclaimed by Xiang Yu during the Chu Han Contention
Chu (instrument), an ancient Chinese instrument made of wood like a box that is struck by a stick to mark section beginnings
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chu   (249 words)

 State of Zhao: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignt...
(the state of Zhao was one of the weakest states.
The battle of changping in 260 bc was a decisive victory of the state of qin of china over zhao during the warring states period....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/st/state_of_zhao.htm   (1106 words)

 South African Chemical and Biological Warfare Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chu was under the impression after his visit to RRL that the company was a commercial enterprise and only found out during consultation with the Prosecutor over the weekend that it was a military front company.
Chu testified to knowing D John Truter, financial manager of the official Project Coast, who was introduced to him by Basson as a financial consultant accountant and trustee of Basson's investment funds.
Chu says it was not until consultation with prosecutor Anton Ackerman in the past week that he became aware of the military origin of the money, having up to now believed the funds emanated from Blackdale or a European pharmaceutical company.
ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za /archive/cbw/38.html   (2799 words)

 Ancient State of Chu - China History Forum, online chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chu, and the south in general, was often denigrated by the northern Chinese in the Central Plains from quite early on.
Chu was to become the archenemy of the Chinese states of the Central Plains (along the Yellow River) throughout the Chun Qiu and Warring States period.
Chu culture was one of multiculturalism and diversity: a wide variety of ethnic groups lived side-by-side, and the descendants of the ancient Shang culture lived in that area also.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=7270   (3718 words)

 : : : : DieselFish : : : :   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The State of Qin in the west was bent on annexing the other states, including the state of Chu, home of Qu Yuan (in the Changjiang (Yangtze) River valley to the south).
Holding the the second highest office in the state, Qu Yuan urged that the Chu, to resist Qin, and ally with the State of Qi to the east.
Chu came under the rule of the king' eldest son, later known as King Qing Xiang.
www.dieselfish.com /quyuan.html   (623 words)

 Wikinfo | Chu (state)
The threat from Chu resulted in multiple northern alliances against Chu and its allies; these alliances succesfully kept Chu in check, with its first major victory at the Battle of Chengpu.
Chu was also known for its distinct music; archaeological evidence shows that Chu music was annotated differently from Zhou music; Chu music also showed an inclination for using different performance ensembles, as well as unique instruments.
After the Han dynasty, Chu developed a undeserved reputation for being a barbarian state; Confucian scholars considered Chu culture with distaste, criticizing the "lewd" music and shamanistic rituals associated with Chu culture.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Chu_(state)   (813 words)

 Chancellor Chu Interview/Profile
Chu is putting those talents to different use, as he works from the other side of the table.
Chu was an unconventional choice to lead the Ohio system, the seventh-largest in the United States in terms of students and state spending.
Chu has invited John M. Goff, the state's outgoing Superintendent of Public Instruction to attend, a move that prompted some regents to question why they should share the floor with the chief advocate for Ohio schools.
www.physics.ohio-state.edu /~wilkins/osu_and_ohio/chu.html   (2055 words)

 Today at Berkeley Lab: Chu on UC: 'Intellectual Magnet' for Best and Brightest Minds
Berkeley Lab Director Steve Chu went to bat Wednesday for the University of California as clean-up hitter of a five-Nobelist team that traveled to Sacramento for one reason - to deliver a message of caution to the state's leadership.
UC President Robert Dynes and five Nobel Prize winners, including Chu, followed Speier's sobering assessment with their own examples of how the university impacts California, and why the state's support must be enhanced.
Chu, the final of five distinguished scientists to address the panel, focused on what the institution invests in the state.
www.lbl.gov /today/2005/May/13-Fri/chutestimony-jump.html   (863 words)

 Chu Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The main contribution is a new event state X of cancellation, sibling to _-, serving to distinguish a(b+c) from ab+ac while simplifying the extensional definitions of termination v' A and sequence AB.
Chu spaces are a recently developed model of concurrent computation extending automata theory to express branching time and true concurrency.
The category Chu is concretely universal for much of concrete mathematics; in particular it concretely represents or realizes all categories of relational structures and their homomorphisms, as well as all topological such.
chu.stanford.edu /guide.html   (4947 words)

 How did Chu lose to Qin - China History Forum, online chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the reign of King Kaolie of Chu, the marquis of Pingyuan came to Chu to beg for assistance to lift the siege of Handan.
When the last major alliance was formed amongst the states east of the Hangu Pass, marquis Chunshen delayed the Chu army mobilization on purpose and caused the entire front to collapse at the might of the Qin army fighting to defend their state.
Chu is smaller than Qin in the last quarter century of the warring state.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=7722   (1590 words)

 The Graduate School at Penn State
Penn State alumnus T. Ming Chu, 67’ Ph.D. in biochemistry, is the recipient of the 2006 Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Humanitarian Award.
Dr. Chu was selected to receive this award in recognition of his dedicated efforts to translate the discovery of a prostate specific antigen into the development of the PSA test and its global application to the early detection of prostate cancer.
Chu is an early pioneer in using tumor cell products for the diagnosis and therapy of cancer.
www.gradsch.psu.edu   (144 words)

 Chu Language | History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The original language of the Chu state was not a dialect of Chinese; it was unrelated and non-Sinitic.
The first indication that Confucius's home state of Lu was aware of Chu is an entry in the Lu court chronicle under the year 0684.
The existence of a fully competent Chu language in the Chu territory seems again to be taken for granted by this writer (in c0241).
www.umass.edu /wsp/results/languages/chu/history.html   (875 words)

 Chu Spaces Live   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chu spaces are universal in that all conventionally transformable objects of mathematics are representable by Chu spaces within a single typeless framework.
The states of !A, still for K = 2, turn out to be definable as the closure under union and intersection of the states of A, together with the constantly 0 and constantly 1 states.
Three of these have dimension 0 and are the ordinary states of a sequential two-transition automaton, while the remaining two have dimension 1 and constitute the transitions of that automaton.
chu.stanford.edu /live   (5661 words)

 Teaching Chinese Archaeology, Part Three - NGA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the south, along the Yangzi River, the state of Chu was growing rapidly and beginning to venture northward.
Around 475 B.C., four powerful states (Qi, Jin, Qin, and Chu) stood on the periphery of the Zhou heartland, and were poised to assume leadership.
Jin was subsequently divided and, for a while, the contest seemed to be between the successor states to the Jin and the Chu state to the south.
www.nga.gov /education/chinatp_pt3.htm   (553 words)

 Dragon Boat Race Festival History of Dragon Boats, Qu Yuan, Team spirit
Qu Yuan brought to bear his beliefs and influence to aid and facilitate an alliance with the state of Qi, His strong and unyielding determination to forward political reform, economic alliances and strength with the state of Qi won the favour and support of King Huai.
Unfortunately for both King and State the king was not immune to the efforts of the opposing political faction.
This lack of direction enabled the Qin state to lure him to visit where surprise, surprise he was held prisoner until his death three years later.
www.dragon-boats.com /dbnet/History_of_Dragon_boats.htm   (3325 words)

 California Assembly District 49
She chairs the State Assembly Appropriations Committee, which oversees all legislation that has a fiscal impact on the state.
Chu authored the landmark tax amnesty bill that produced over $4 billion in revenue for the state budget without raising taxes.
Dr. Chu has been dedicated to education for decades, and was a community college professor in psychology for 20 years.
www.assembly.ca.gov /acs/makebio.asp?district=49&assoc=1   (501 words)

 History of the Great Wall of China: Zhou Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chu State was a small state that gradually developed by conquering weak neighbors during the Spring and Autumn Period.
One section was built to the south of Zhao State in 333BC to prevent attacks from Wei and later the strong Qin.
During the Warring States Period, Zhongshan was aligned with the Yan and the Qin, its northern and eastern neighbors, and experienced a long and peaceful period.
www.travelchinaguide.com /china_great_wall/history/zhou   (1434 words)

 California State Assemblymember Judy Chu: Photo Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Funded with state, federal and local funds, the $36.7 million grade separation project on Ramona Blvd along the Alameda Corridor, is the 4th ACE grade separation under construction, and marks a milestone in the ACE Program of delivering significant safety, mobility and air quality benefits to the region while fostering economic vitality and int'l trade.
Judy Chu swears in the Speaker of the Assembly's appointee, Daisy Ma, to the Bureau of Naturopathic Advisory Council on January 17, 2005.
Chu receives the 2003 Legislator of the Year award from CA NOW for her "tremendous work and strong leadership in promoting equal rights for all women." April 14, 2004.
democrats.assembly.ca.gov /members/a49/photo.htm   (2712 words)

UH Press' book Defining Chu, edited by Constance A. Cook and John S. Major examines the “southern” culture of China, roughly identifiable with the state of Chu during the period between 700 and 200 BCE.
Early Han artists and writers were encouraged to preserve “exotic” and “barbaric” Chu images and songs as an antidote to the harsh laws of the Qin.
It traces the evolution of the Chu from a vassal state of Zhou in the spring and autumn period to its rise and fall as a great hegemonic kingdom in the Warring States period and its eventual resurgence in the early Han dynasty.
www.hawaii.edu /ur/newsatuh/2004/0726/publications.htm   (402 words)

 Anthropology Department
Initial intent of the Chu walls watergates and moats focuses on attention to omni-present water and threat of flooding in its low-lying location as is the same with the Neolithic leveed-towns.
The Chu walls also clearly repelled would be invaders judging from their height, vertical walls, and castellations.
Earthen piles on the walls of leveed towns flank Chu equivalent "watergates" as reserves of earth for filling in the "watergates" in periods when flood waters threatened.
bss.sfsu.edu /anthro/about_us/faculty_projects/china.htm   (642 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Luxurious life of ancient princes and their wives unveiled
The State of Chu, with its capital in Pengcheng, or today's Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, had 13 princes, over a period of more than 200 years between 202 BC and AD 8.
The princes of Chu, greatly influenced by the funerary rites of the Western Han Dynasty emperors, were buried with both treasures and honours in order to keep their authority even in the nether world.
Judging from the inscriptions on the seals and lutes, researchers concluded that the Chu State maintained a large-scale official system and a powerful army in its initial stages, said Shan.
english.people.com.cn /200602/09/eng20060209_241312.html   (1052 words)

 The Qin Dynasty On-line Source Book
Expansion into Hubei at the expense of the Chu state; General Bai Qi of Qin captures Ying, the capital of Chu.
257 BC The Qin army is forced to raise the seige of Handan, capital of the state of Zhao in the Hebei region.
225 BC Conquest of the state of Wei.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/7547/chrono.html   (725 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Zigui region used to be the cradle of the Chu Culture belonging to the system of the Ancient Southern China Culture.
Around 400 B. C., Danyang within the boundary of Zigui served as the capital of the state of Chu, the hometown of the great patriotic poet and politician Qu Yuan (340-278 B. Born in Zigui in the later years of Chu, he occupies a unique place in the history of ancient Chinese thought and poetry.
On hearing that Qu Yuan had been dismissed from office by the Chu ruler who was influenced by slanders against the upright poet-cum-statesman, his sister came back from her husband's home to see and encourage him.
www.yangtzecruises.com /gallery/scenic_spots/zigui.html   (750 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These contracts may be entered into prior to the onset of major damage in order to retain the contractor in readiness to respond to incidents as needed.
Except for emergency work of the type described in subdivision (b), whenever the estimated amount of a contract exceeds two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), it shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, after competitive bidding on any reasonable notice that the department may prescribe.
The advertisement for each contract shall state whether or not a bond shall be required.
info.sen.ca.gov /pub/01-02/statute/ch_0201-0250/ch_239_st_2002_ab_2148   (463 words)

 Chinese Chimes and Chariots
The more than 2,000 objects comprise the largest and best preserved collection of artifacts from the Chu State, one of the strongest of the seven Warring States, which at its peak ruled all of southern China.
Ongoing excavations have revealed a three-foot-tall elevated drum on a bronze support of phoenixes standing atop tigers, one of the largest drums ever found; a se, a twenty-five-string plucked instrument, the first of its kind; and dozens of chimes, including a set of bianzhong bronze chimes, which were symbols of high status, wealth, and power.
Along with inscriptions on bronze vessels and swords found at this and other Chu period sites, bamboo slips from the Chu State represent the only Chinese historical documents that pre-date the Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C.), during which the historical documents of all previous states were destroyed.
www.archaeology.org /0303/newsbriefs/china.html   (586 words)

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