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  Wu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wu (region), a region in China, associated with:
Wu (linguistics), a subdivision of spoken Chinese spoken in the Wu region
Wu, Prince of Korea, a royalty of Korea
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wu   (194 words)

 Wikipedia: Wu
Wu (吳 or 吴) is a common Chinese family name.
Wu can be several other less common Chinese family names, 仵,烏,鄔 etc. In Cantonese, 吳 and 仵 are transliterated to Ng; 烏 and 鄔 to Woo.
The first Wu state was established in late Zhou Dynasty.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/w/wu/wu.html   (136 words)

 Wu Tao-tzu Biography / Biography of Wu Tao-tzu Biography
Wu is also said to have gained insight into the qualities of movement by observing the famous sword dance of Gen. P'ei Min.
Wu Tao-tzu was summoned to the court by Emperor Hsüan-tsung, the extraordinarily cultured ruler to whose palaces were attracted such a glittering array of poets, painters, calligraphers, and musicians that his reign is remembered as the golden age of Chinese culture.
Wu's emphasis on the brush itself was to have profound impact on the later history of painting.
www.bookrags.com /biography-wu-tao-tzu   (485 words)

 Metroactive Books | Harry Wu
Ku and his supporters question the source of funding for Wu's Laogai Research Foundation, Wu's estimates of the number of prisoners in the laogai and the accuracy of the film footage Wu shot for the BBC and CBS.
WU, WHO could earn an easier living at his old job as an administrator in a high-tech company, works out of his home and keeps a gun as insurance for the threats made against his life.
Wu thinks China's hybrid form of capitalism won't lead to democracy as the United States hopes, but will lead instead to a new form of a totalitarian, supernationalistic military state.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/11.27.96/harry-wu-9648.html   (2535 words)

 A Remote — Sensing study on the distribution pattern of ancient. PLATFORM — like ruins and earth-mounded graves of TH ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Wu Culture was closely associated with the Yur Culture to the south, has a long history of rivalry and exchange with the Chu Culture to the southwest in the middle reaches of the Changjiang River, and waged war with Xue kingdom to the north.
But where was the center of the wu Culture as well as the pre-wu Culture remains to be a controversial problem due to lack of historical records.
Still some scholars upstreams was the birthplace of the Wu Culture which was later spread to Suzhou and Wuxi, We applied the approach of remote sensing and used the signatures of landform, especially those of palehydrological networks in conjunction with other records to study the palegeographical evolution process and patern of the Changjiang delta.
www.gisdevelopment.net /aars/acrs/1992/ps1/ps006.shtml   (1433 words)

 eastbayexpress.com | Culture | Profile | Hello, Sailor | 2005-04-27
Wu's book transcends the university-syllabi pigeonhole because her scholarship equals the task of essaying its broader topic: the culture of celebrity.
Celebrity culture is also copycat culture, of course, so perhaps Wu should not have been surprised to discover that another scholar had plagiarized her dissertation in his own book about the American West.
After Wu waded through unwanted but inevitable legal tedium, the plagiarist was fired from his teaching post, and his work is now published with the embarrassing, rebuking disclaimer that it isn't his.
www.eastbayexpress.com /issues/2005-04-27/culture/profile.html   (770 words)

 Learn more about Chinese opera in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Similarly, the attack in November 1965 on Beijing deputy mayor Wu Han and his historical play, "Hai Rui's Dismissal from Office," signaled the beginning of the Cultural Revolution.
During the Cultural Revolution, most opera troupes were disbanded, performers and scriptwriters were persecuted, and all operas except the eight "model operas" approved by Jiang Qing and her associates were banned.
Wu culture (Suzhou, Shanghai and surrounding area): Kunqu Opera, Suzhou Opera and Ballad-sing
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /c/ch/chinese_opera.html   (741 words)

 PROFILE / Dennis Wu / A citizen of the world / With his background in the Far East and U.S. education, Deloitte exec is ...
Wu, who has worked in the San Francisco office at Deloitte and Touche for 37 years, is a managing partner at the big accounting, tax and corporate consulting firm.
Wu called her after she started working for Deloitte in Taiwan, arranged a place for her to stay when she came to the Bay Area, and introduced her to senior management at Union Bank of California, whose account Deloitte was servicing.
Wu is passionate and opinionated about Sino-American relations and is convinced that Washington and Beijing, still fitful, uneasy partners, need to handle their growing relationship with care.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/a/2004/04/21/BUGHT686KO1.DTL&type=printable   (1123 words)

 Regional Calcium Regulation within Cultured Drosophila Neurons: Effects of Altered cAMP Metabolism by the Learning ...
Latency was measured from the beginning of the stimulus to 10% of the response amplitude, rise-time from 10 to 90% of the response, and duration from 50% of the rise to 50% of the decay.
C, Cultured neurons could be categorized by regional differences in response latency (time from beginning of stimulation to 10% of the peak amplitude), with the growth cone response latency being either earlier or later than that of the soma.
as the larval neuromuscular junction (Zhong and Wu, 1991
www.jneurosci.org /cgi/content/full/22/11/4437   (7317 words)

 Wu - TheBestLinks.com - Wu culture, Transliteration, Three Kingdoms, Chinese family name, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Wu culture, Wu, Transliteration, Three Kingdoms, Chinese family name, Five...
Wu, one of the kingdoms during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period
Wu, a subdivision of spoken Chinese spoken in the Wu region
www.thebestlinks.com /Wu_culture.html   (187 words)

 Soochow 'Complex' and Modernization
Therefore, to probe the Soochow Complex, in fact, is to explore the central importance of traditional culture in the Wu region.
It used to be the capital of the Wu kingdom, but the ancient urban area only covered eight square kilometres with many counties and towns scattered around it.
Wu people are very proud of the scenery, abundant resources, and advanced culture of Soochow.
www.international-relations.com /cm4-1/WbFanQi.htm   (2351 words)

 Female Hero: Empress Wu Zetian (Women in World History Curriculum)
She was Wu Zetian, the only female in Chinese history to rule as emperor.
In 690, Wu's youngest son removed himself from office, and Wu Zetian was declared emperor of China.
Wu also was fair to peasants, lowering oppressive taxes, raising agricultural production, and strengthening public works.
www.womeninworldhistory.com /heroine6.html   (744 words)

 Wu Tang Chamber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
It is difficult to feel the full effect of the Wu-Tang Clan without a firm grasp of the components that are the keys to their mental temple of Shaolin's greatest warriors.
Well, the 36 Chamber is the name that the Wu gave their studio in Staten Island and, according to GZA, the name has a deeper meaning.
Not only have these lyrical geniuses literally revitalized the art and culture of hip hop, but they have managed to create one of the most significant views in the history of hip hop.
www.uwm.edu /People/glenr   (673 words)

 METAMUTE : M25: Current   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Wu argues convincingly that this attitude is based on an array of assumptions that became clearly untenable as, during the 1980s, public arts funding was systematically dismantled and replaced by a new regime of public/private initiatives.
The most revelatory aspect of Wu’s book is its explanation of the importance of accounting or, more topically, the concept of ‘creative accounting’.
Wu was outrageously stonewalled as she attempted to unravel the occult assemblies that constitute the trustee system and that controls so many of the UK’s so-called public institutions.
www.metamute.com /php/go.php?url=I-25_S-10_A-928_E   (402 words)

 Reed Magazine: Leaving a Long Legacy (4/4)
In 1988 Wu and Hyong Rhew became the first-ever professors of Chinese literature and language at Reed.
As a native of China who moved to the U.S. in 1980, Wu brought to Reed a unique bicultural perspective, one enhanced by both his Western academic training and his intimate knowledge of the turbulent times that shaped the contemporary literature he teaches.
Wu says he does intend to remain connected with Reed through academic collaborations, as well as “to connect with the larger community.” For now he rejoices in reading the email stories of former students who have embarked on careers related to China.
web.reed.edu /reed_magazine/may2002/features/long_legacy/4.html   (514 words)

 AsiaFinest Discussion Forum -> Sites Specifically Promoting Shanghainess (Wu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Shanghainess (Wu) cultural awareness and identity have been brought back by Shanghainess and other Wu-speaking Chinese from abroad as well as by contact with Mandarin-rivaling Cantonese culture.
For comparison, the population of Wu speakers slightly surpasses the population of native French, Italian, or Korean speakers worldwide (1987 data).
Shanghainese is the distinct style of Wu Chinese spoken in the city of Shanghai; it is an integration of the various forms of Wu, as millions of people throughout the Wu-speaking region of China settled in Shanghai during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=16295   (1098 words)

 Chinese opera -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
During the Cultural Revolution, most opera troupes were disbanded, performers and scriptwriters were persecuted, and all operas except the eight "model operas" approved by (additional info and facts about Jiang Qing) Jiang Qing and her associates were banned.
After the fall of the (additional info and facts about Gang of Four) Gang of Four in 1976, Beijing Opera enjoyed a revival and continued to be a very popular form of entertainment both in theaters and on television.
In the campaign against (additional info and facts about bourgeois liberalism) bourgeois liberalism in 1981 and the antispiritual pollution campaign in 1983, Sha and his works were again criticized.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chinese_opera.htm   (925 words)

 Amazon.ca: Music: Pipa: from a Distance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This is not to say that Wu Man is replicating Fripp's Bartok meets Hendrix in style, but certainly in spirit.The opening "Invocation" is as quietly spiritual a piece as you are likely to hear.
Surely Wu Man's participation in Yo Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble has given her a sense of adventure, and this sublimely sets the tone for the adventurous and blistering "Shanghai Blues", and here is where Fripp meets his match.
All in all, Wu Man has done that rare thing of advancing the art of a tradition with inspired new compositions.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00008RV0E   (953 words)

 Zhuang Identity and Weapons Systems
John Keegan, perhaps the most influential of late 20th-century students of warfare, declares baldly and doubtless to some, shockingly, that “..warfare is a cultural activity.”[1] Keegan also documents in some detail the failure of scholars in general to pay appropriate heed to war as a cultural activity.
The similarities to other Yue cultures in the West river valley of Guangdong are pronounced, indications that a regional Yue culture has consolidated by this time, and that it developed from the southeast to the southwest and northwest, where it met the expanding Chu.
Chen Guoqiang, Wu Nianji, Jiang Bingzhao and Qin Tucheng, pp.
mcel.pacificu.edu /as/resources/zhuang/zhuang2-1.htm   (7561 words)

 Traditional arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
As integral part of the 4, 000 years' Chinese civilization,the unique culture of the Wu Region south of the Yangtze has inherited and enhanced the aspect of the refined temperament and feminine beauty instead of the masculine and robust.
Suzhou's arts & crafts represent a unique cultural style and workmanship developed over a thousand years under the influence of the Wu Culture and the skills of generations of artisans.
As part of Huaiyang Cuisine, the Suzhou style cooking is closely related to the local culture and characterized by natural flavour, beautiful presentation, light and palatable taste, and seasonal varieties.
www.chinavista.com /suzhou/culture/culture.html   (301 words)

 Differential expression of stress proteins in nonhuman primate lung and conducting airway after ozone exposure -- Wu et ...
TBE cells were cultured in serum-free hormone-supplemented medium as described in text.
on left); 1, cultures before exposure; 2, cultures exposed to FA and 0-h postexposure incubation; 3, cultures exposed to ozone and 0-h postexposure incubation; 4, cultures exposed to FA and 24-h postexposure incubation; 5, cultures exposed to ozone and 24-h postexposure incubation.
Culture of conducting airway epithelial cells in serum-free medium.
ajplung.physiology.org /cgi/content/full/277/3/L511   (5215 words)

 Wuxi, Regent Tour China
This village is also called Wu Culture Park and is located on the West High Mountain in Yanqiao Town of the North Suburb, covering an area of 47 ha (1 ha = 2.47 acres).
It is a multi-function park combining culture, education and tourism.
The village connotes the regional folk customs, culture and history of the original Wu kingdom and fully expresses them in artistic forms of cultural relics and park landscapes.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/wux/wuxi-glance-folk.htm   (119 words)

 CTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The characteristics of Wu culture have also influenced the architectural styles of the ancient city.
The essence of Wu culture can be seen in various museums throughout the city including the Suzhou Museum and the Silk Museum.
Hills and water, flowers and trees, pavilions, terraces, towers and halls constitute the basic garden elements, while the prominent tone is expressed in the dark color of roof tiles, the gray of bricks and chestnut brown of wooden pillars.
www.chinatravelservice.com /suzhou.htm   (2770 words)

 Wu Tang Physical Culture Association,
Since 1979 The Wu Tang PCA has been a bastion of Traditional Chinese Internal Martial Arts in the Lower East Side of New York City.
Also available to students is Sifu Frank Allen, the director’s own unique blending of Eastern and Western martial arts with the “Fighting for Health System” and for life in general with the philosophy of “Celtic Taoism”.
In the new millennium, the teaching, training, competing and making friends activities of The Wu Tang PCA has moved outward from its own lower east side home and extended from Saratoga Springs to the West Cost, to London, Frankfurt and on to Beijing.
www.metal-tiger.com /Wu_Tang_PCA   (312 words)

 Kungfu Magazine: Print Friendly Feature
More than twenty of Ma's close students have earned the coveted title of Wu Yin or "martial hero," a title conferred on athletes who have repeatedly placed in the top three positions in national competition.) Ma's own sons, Ma Yue and Ma Lun, are national champions and noted masters as well.
This is really not wu culture either because they are just trying to survive.
Chinese Wushu is the essence of Chinese culture.
ezine.kungfumagazine.com /print.php?article=244   (4037 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on The W [PA] - Wu-Tang Clan at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Wu tries to make a commercial track, album is short, ODB is MIA.
Their 1997 release, ‘Wu Tang Forever’ was more of a progression for the group as it allowed them to explore in greater detail the deeper aspects of Wu Tang culture, such as their philosophical and religious beliefs.
I can almost excuse ‘Do You Really’, the Wu Tang Clan were most likely pressured by their label to make a song that would have more mass appeal to help move units, but there is no excuse for the weakness of the Bonus Track.
www.epinions.com /content_11991092868   (890 words)

 Amazon.com: Pipa from a Distance: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Wu Man is to the pipa, the Chinese lute-like instrument, what Robert Fripp is to the guitar.
The intensity of Wu Man's electric pipa is scorchingly awe-inspiring.
As for the title track, I had steered clear of this disc for a few weeks because I dreaded the prospect that so intrepid a performer as Wu Man might have recorded the treacly pop tune of the same title.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00008RV0E?v=glance   (1123 words)

 Wu Tang PCA Class Descriptions
The Wu-Tang Physical Culture Association was founded in 1979 by it's director, Sifu Frank Allen.
The goal of the Association is the spread of Taoist Ideology throughout Western Culture.
At the Wu-Tang P.C.A. we teach the 16 move Wu Style Tai Chi Short Form, which was developed by B.K. Frantzis at the suggestion of his Teacher, Taoist Master Liu Hung Chieh.
www.metal-tiger.com /Wu_Tang_PCA/classes.html   (885 words)

 VirtualTourist.com - pop's China Travelogue - suzhou
The place was changed to Zhou Wu Temple in the street outside Lou Men.
Various kinds of lanterns were sold in Gao Bridge and Wu Qu Fang before the festival in Qin and Ming dynasty.
In Wu County, north of Mt. Lingyan stands 221-meter-high Tianping Mount.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/tt/2d93   (4299 words)

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