Beijing Essays

Qing China and the Consequences of the Golden Age

Introduction The “Prosperous Age” was a period where Qing China experienced a drastic increase in population, flourishing trade and commerce, and a remarkable level of social and political stability during the reign of Emperor Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong. However, its brilliance was overshadowed by its subsequent consequences and China was soon at its breaking point in the 19th century. This essay would then evaluate on the implications of the “Prosperous Age” and how the long-term consequences proved to be more…

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Recommendation Letter

Z, one of the most outstanding students at our school I have ever had, is definitely brilliant enough to be admitted to most prestigious universities in China such as Peking University and Tsinghua University. He is the top student in the honor class, which taught top students the most rigorous and advanced courses. He ranked the top 20 out of 1650 during final examinations and kept 4. 0 GPA. Now that he is determined to apply to American university, I…

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