Oriental Peoples

Oriental peoples include Chinese, Japanese, and Korean peoples as well as others included in these nations.


Chinese peoples

Chinese peoples include those of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

Japanese peoples

Japanese peoples include those of Japan.

Korean peoples

Korean peoples include those of South Korea and North Korea.


History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future can be used to examine China, Taiwan, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea.

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Other Sociology

Other sociology including communities and social mechanics can be used to examine China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and North Korea. Other peoples of the world including other nations and major groups of other Asiatic peoples, Western Civilization, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can also be used to examine these nations.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and families can be used to examine China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan.


Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be used to examine China including North Central China, South Central China, Southern Coastal China, and Southern Interior China; Japan, Nortk Korea, and South Korea.

Behavioral culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be used to examine China and Japan.

Cultural events

Cultural events such as holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, and gatherings can be connected.

Holidays can be connected. Disasters can be connected. Expeditions can be connected. Awards can be connected. Gatherings can be connected.

Recreation and entertainment

Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theatre, dance, and music can be connected.

Sports can be connected. Games can be connected. Theatre can be connected. Dance can be connected. Music can be connected.

Occupations such as food-related occupations can be connected. Service occupations can be connected. Industrial occupations can be connected. Communications occupations can be connected. Transportation occupations can be connected. Building occupations can be connected.

Customs including living and dwelling customs and vital customs can be connected. Institutional customs can be connected. Social interaction customs can be connected. Clothing and dress customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture

Philosophy including aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and logic can be connected. Philosophical schools and doctrines can be connected. Special topics can be connected.

Applied science including medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected. Applied social science can be connected.

Mathematics including mathematical rigorization, statistics, geometry, analysis, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected. Literature including particular works, literary types and genres, literary forms, and oral tradition can be connected. Graphic arts including animation, photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing can be connected. Language including languages of the world, writing, and linguistics can be connected.

Material culture

Miscellaneous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected. Communications technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected. Transportation technology including space technology, air transportation, water transportation, land transportation, and packaging can be connected. Clothing and dress including garments, adornment, and fabrics can be connected. Foodstuffs including prepared foods, preserved and processed foods, and raw foodstuffs can be connected. Building technology including outdoor structures, complete buildings, building components, furnishings, and materials can be connected. Industrial technology such as advanced technology, utilities, weaponry, machinery, chemical technology, fuels, and tools can be connected.


Particular groups

Particular groups can be connected.

Human geography

Asian geography including Southwest Asian geography, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography can be connected. European geography including Balkan geography, Eastern European geography, Central European geography, Italian geography, Northwest European geography, Iberian geography, Scandinavian geography, and Island European geography can be connected. African geography including North African geography, West African geography, North Central African geography, South Central African geography, East African geography, and South African geography can be connected. North American geography including Northeastern American geography, Northwestern American geography, and Southwestern American geography can be connected. South American geography including Amazon geography, Andean geography, and Argentine geography is weakly connected. Oceanic geography including Australian geography, Pacific Island geography, and Antarctic geography can be connected.

Human ecology

Human effects on the environment can be connected. Relations with other life can be connected. Environmental effects on people can be connected.

Physical anthropology

Human origins can be connected. Racial variation can be connected. Human dispersion can be connected.


Population change can be connected. Population size and structure can be connected. Migration can be connected. Mortality and morbidity can be connected. Birth and fertility can be connected.

Social foundations

Social group behavior can be connected. Social group types can be connected. Social control can be connected. Social interaction can be connected. Social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies


  • Buddha (c 563 BC - c 483 BC)
  • Confucius (c 551 BC - c 479 BC)
  • Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
  • Jesus (c 1 BC - c 33 CE)
  • Paul (c 5 EC - c 67 CE)
  • Ts'ai Lun (c 50 CE - c 121 CE)
  • Columbus (1451 CE - 1506 CE)
  • Gutenberg (1398 CE - c. 1468 CE)
  • Darwin, Charles (1809-1882 CE)
  • Euclid (lived c. 300 BC)
  • Galileo (1564 CE - 1642 CE)
  • Moses (lived c. 17th-14th century BC)
  • Shih Huang Ti (259 BC- 210 BC)


Social psychology can be connected. Personality can be connected. Mental disorders can be connected. Developmental psychology can be connected. Behavior patterns can be connected. Mind can be connected. Behavioral elements can be connected.

Human body

Human form and appearance can be connected. Human disease can be connected. Life cycle can be connected. Body functions can be connected. Body systems can be connected.



Biohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic life can be connected. Ecology including biogeography, ecosystems, evolution, system ecology, community ecology, population ecology, and behavioral ecology can be connected. Systematics including animals, fungi, plants, protists, and microbes can be connected. Organism biology including behavior, life cycle, morphology and form, organ systems, tissues, and habitat can be connected. Cell biology including types, behavior, and structure can be connected. Molecular biology including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, other organics, and inorganics can be connected.

Earth science

Geohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods can be connected. Physical geography including mapping, oceanic geography, and terrestrial geography can be connected. Atmospheric science including climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric structure can be connected. Hydrospheric science including oceanography, glaciology, groundwater, and fresh water can be connected. Geology including interior geology, geologic processes, landforms, petrology, and mineralogy can be connected.


Galactic astronomy including cosmology, galactic types, and galactography can be connected. Stellar astronomy including astrocartography, star groupings, stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium can be connected. Local astronomy including the Sun, planetary systems, minor bodies, and the interplanetary medium can be connected.


Chemical systems including organic, inorganic, gas, liquid, and solid chemistry can be connected. Chemical change including nuclear reactions, chemical reactions, and physical changes can be connected. Chemical substances including mixtures, compounds, and elements can be connected.


The structure of matter including exotic matter, common bulk matter, molecular physics, atomic physics, and subatomic physics can be connected. Quantum physics can be connected. Relativity including general relativity and special relativity can be connected. Electromagnetism including optics, magnetism, electric current, and electrostatics can be connected. Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics, nonclassical thermodynamics, and classical thermodynamics can be connected.

Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics and general mechanics can be connected. Rigid body mechanics including dynamic systems, static systems, rotational dynamics, and rigid body description and motion can be connected. Particle mechanics including particle systems, energetics, kinetics, kinematics, and particle description can be connected.

Created 28 Feb 2013 Last updated 20 Nov 2017