the giant Buddhas of Xinjiang


Afghanistan; even they were products of the same period, Xinjiang had far more giant Buddha statues than Bamiyan. Some scholars believe that “the giant Buddhas of Xinjiang exerted more important influence than other types of cave structures or murals did on areas both to the west of the Congling Mountains and to the east of Xinjiang,,^l. Due to limited space,… Read more →

Competition for the Western Regions among Mongol Princes


Chagatai died in 1242 (the 2nd year of Chunyou reign of Song Dynasty). In the fight for the Great Khanship between the Ogedei faction and the Tolui faction, the descendants of Chagatai either followed Guyuk or allied with Mongke, and were always under pressure and attacks from many sides. After Mongke died, Kublai and Ariq Boke competed for the throne,… Read more →

Central Plains were in great turmoil


regime was already defeated by the Eastern Jin at the Feishui Bartle, and the Central Plains were in great turmoil. Lu Guang thus set up the Later Liang regime at Guzang (today’s Wuwei). Lu also appointed his own son as General of the West, Military Governor of Regions West of Yumen and Great Protector of the Western Regions, headquartered in… Read more →

the management mode in the Dongying Hotel


  According to the operating budget of the Dongying Hotel in 2001, the annual turnover index of the food and beverage department in Building One and Two is 9. 6 million Yuan (including wine but not including internal reception) with a cost rate oj 50% and a gross profit of 4.8 million Yuan as well a net profits of 2,903,100… Read more →