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  Encyclopedia: Han Dynasty
Emperor Zhao of Han (95 BC–74 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 87 BC to 74 BC.
Emperor Xuan of Han (91 BC–49 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 74 BC to 49 BC.
Emperor Yuan of Han (75 BC–33 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
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 Han Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the Han Dynasty, China officially became a Confucian state and prospered domestically: agriculture, handicrafts and commerce flourished, and the population reached 50 million.
The western-eastern Han convention is used nowadays to avoid confusion with the Later Han Dynasty of the Period of the Five Dynasties and the Ten Kingdoms although the former-later nomenclature was used in history texts including Sima Guang's Zizhi Tongjian.
During this time, the dynasty's goal was to relieve the society of harsh laws, wars, and conditions from both the Qin, external threats from nomads, and early internal conflicts within the Han court.
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 Encyclopedia: Han dynasty
Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese: 汉族; Traditional Chinese: 漢族; pinyin:) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world.
Emperor Hui of Han (210 BC–188 BC) was the second emperor of the Han Dynasty in China.
Emperor Guangwu (January 15, 5 BC - March 29, 57), born Liu Xiu, was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, restorer of the dynasty in AD 25 and thus founder of the Later Han or Eastern Han (the restored Han Dynasty).
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 All Empires - The Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Han Gaozu ruled for less than a decade, and his main contributions were to consolidate the dynasty.
Culturally and scientifically the Eastern Han exceeded the achievements of the Western Han.
From the middle of the Eastern Han era onwards, the dynasty began to decline.
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 Qing Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Qing Dynasty was founded not by the Han Chinese people who form the overwhelming majority of the population of China proper, but by the Manchus, a semi-nomadic people not even known by that name when they first rose to prominence in what is now northeastern China.
Taking advantage of the political instability and popular rebellions convulsing the Ming dynasty, the highly organized military forces of the Manchus swept into the Ming capital of Beijing in 1644, and there remained until the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the Xinhai Revolution of 1911, with the last emperor abdicating early in 1912.
The Qing dynasty was characterized by a system of dual appointments by which each position in the central government had a Manchu and a Han Chinese assigned to it.
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 Eastern Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dynasties are a set of rulers which maintain power throughout several generations via successors, or by lineage.
The particular dynasty of interest in this study is the Han Dynasty, which lasted from 206 BC to 220 AD; this was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese history.
The Han Dynasty’s importance lies in the fact that while it was later divided by warfare, it was also one of China’s most peaceful and prosperous times.
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 106   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Change of Han Hedi to Han Shangdi of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.
Change of Han Shangdi to Han Andi of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.
Han Hedi of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty
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 Eastern Han Dynasty China - History for Kids!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A man named Wang Mang, who was a nephew of the current Han empress, took the throne from the emperor and called his new dynasty the Hsin Dynasty.
Because the Han were so strong, they were able to fight off the Huns to their north and west.
In the last years of the Han Dynasty, the emperors were not so powerful and so there was a lot of fighting for power between the different parts of the government, and between the government and the poor people in the countryside.
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 Han Dynasty
The Han Dynasty (Traditional Chinese characters: 漢朝;, Simplified Chinese characters: 汉朝;, pinyin Hàncháo 202 BC - AD 220) followed the Qin Dynasty and preceded the Three Kingdoms in China.
However, Under Emperor Wu's leadership, the most prosperous period (140 - 87 BC)of the Han Dynasty, the Empire was able to fight back.
Though the Han government guaranteed itself a steady influx of taxes, most peasant depended on harvest for their income and hence could not guarantee to pay their taxes completely.
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 Han Dynasty : Eastern Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He "re-established" the Han Dynasty at Luoyang, which is to be called "Eastern Han Dynasty" by historians to separate from the first Han Dynasty.
During Eastern Han Dynasty, paper was invented and helped to lower the cost of education.
Prestige of a newly founded dynasty during the reigns of first three emperors were able to hindered the corruption; however Confucian scholar gentry turned on eunuches for their corrupted authorities when consort clans and eunuches struggled for power in subsequent reigns.
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 Han Dynasty : Eastern Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the Han Dynasty, China officially became a Confucian state and prospered domestically: extending its political and cultural influence over Vietnam, Central Asia, Mongolia, and Korea before it finally collapsed under a mixture of domestic and external pressures.
The first of the two periods of the dynasty, namely the Former Han Dynasty (Qian Han 前漢) or the Western Han Dynasty (Xi Han 西漢) 206 BC - AD 9 was based in Changan.
The western-eastern Han convention is used nowadays to avoid confusion with the Later Han Dynasty[?] of the Period of the Five Dynasties and the Ten Kingdoms though the earlier nomenclature was used in traditional historical texts like Si-ma Guang's Zi Zhi Tung Jian[?].
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 Chinese History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the end of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD), Wangmang, a distant relative of the royal family, usurped the throne of the Liu family.
Emperor Guangwu, Liuxiu, concluded the upheaval of the former Han Dynasty and reunified the country.
In the field of science and culture, Eastern Han exceeded the former Western Han due to the maintained stableness of the society in its early period.
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 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The cause of this invasion was that the chief of the feudal state of Han was suspected of disloyalty, and was driven to cast his lot with the northern tribes.
During this reign, the Han Dynasty reached the zenith of its power, and the empire was greatly enlarged.
The usurpation of Wang Mang [Frederick-Gorman]: The cause of the downfall of the Han Dynasty is to be traced to the ambition of its imperial women.
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 Imperial Eras
The Han rulers modified some of the harsher aspects of the previous dynasty; Confucian ideals of government, out of favor during the Qin period, were adopted as the creed of the Han empire, and Confucian scholars gained prominent status as the core of the civil service.
The Han rulers, however, were unable to adjust to what centralization had wrought: a growing population, increasing wealth and resultant financial difficulties and rivalries, and ever-more complex political institutions.
The collapse of the Han dynasty was followed by nearly four centuries of rule by warlords.
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 china10K.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Han Dynasty established by Liu Xiu is referred to as the Eastern Han Dynasty.
The protracted control of the court by influential families gave rise to monopolised powerful-family politics after the middle of the Eastern Han Dynasty.
The Eastern Han Dynasty achieved splendidly in the areas of culture and science.
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 Staples High School--Research--Social Studies--Chinese Dynasty Study
The dynasty was founded by a peasant warrior, Liu Bang (or Liu Qi), who rebelled against the Qin dynasty and, after defeating the other rebels, assumed the title of emperor and established his capital at Chang'an.
Han rule was interrupted when an imperial minister, Wang Mang, seized the throne and established the Xin (Hsin) dynasty.
Han dealings with barbarian neighbors, as well as subsequent Chinese relations with these peoples, were conducted within the tribute system.
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 Chinese Dynasties - Western Han Dynasty
At the beginning of the Han Dynasty, Emperor Gaozu (Liu Bang), having learned a lesson from the fall of the Qin Dynasty, endeavored to bring prosperity to his people.
From the Qin Dynasty onwards, the Xiongnu, an ancient tribe that lived in North China, frequently harassed the northern border of the empire.
With the capture of an area south of the Yangtze River, the territory of Han far exceeded that of the former dynasties.
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 Han Dynasty - Western and Eastern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the western Han (206B.C - 9A.D.) and Xin (9 - 24A.D.) dynasties, the combined study of geography and astrolgy - known as the study of heaven and earth in relationship to man - began.
During the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220A.D.), many techniques and customs were developed and passed on from one Feng Shui master to the next.
Cornerstone ideas such as burial site placement and living accomodation sited for maximum family prosperity were further elaborated upon (such as the notion that a good housing site was backed by mountains, close to a stream had an open vista to the front and also contained trees in the surrounding area.).
www.fengshui-astrology.com /HanDynasty.html   (159 words)

  
 artnet.com Magazine Reviews - Art from the East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Mongols overran North China at the demise of the Han dynasty, early in the third century, and although they were barbarians in relation to the more sophisticated Hans, their gold objects speak well of the skill and sensitivity of Mongol jewelers.
The Han objects were displayed in exciting fashion, especially the group of chariots and mounted guards in the entrance hall.
The practice continued under Han rule; deceased members of the elite were sheathed (literally) in jade, and their mouths, noses and ears were plugged with pieces of jade, sometimes in the forms of cicadas or other small creatures.
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 coins of ancient China - 255 BC to AD 221.
The official records of Han suggest that the coins of this size were made continuously throughout the later Chin and early Han periods, and one probably cannot assign them specifically to one Dynasty or the other.
The official records of Han suggest that the coins of this size were made continuously through the later Chin and early Han periods, and one probably cannot assign to specifically to one Dynasty or the other.
The Han dynasty did not exactly end in AD 221, as Liu Pie, a legitimate member of the House of Han opposed Ts'ao-pei, establishing himself in Szechuan Province as first Emperor of the Minor Han Dynasty.
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 Han Dynasty - China History - China
The Han Dynasty (Traditional Chinese: 漢朝, Simplified Chinese characters: 汉朝;, pinyin H?nch?o; 202 BC - AD 220) followed the Qin Dynasty and preceded the Three Kingdoms in China.
During the Han Dynasty, China officially became a ConfucianismConfucian state and prospered domestically: agriculture, handicrafts and commerce flourished, and the population reached 50 million.
The Han dynasty, after which the members of the ethnic majority in China, the "Han Chinesepeople of Han," are named, was notable also for its military prowess.
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 ASIA SOCIETY: THE COLLECTION IN CONTEXT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the Han dynasty, bronze was used to make a wide range of vessels as well as weights, tallies, sculptures for tombs, lamps, censers, coins, mirrors, and other objects.
The Han dynasty, which lasted over four hundred years, completed the reunification of China begun at the end of the Warring States period by the Qin dynasty.
The Han dynasty is divided into two eras: the Western Han, which lasted from 206 B.C.E. to C.E. 9, when the capital was at Xi'an, and the Eastern Han, which ruled from Luoyang between C.E. 25 and 220.
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 Later Han Dynasty/Period of Disunion/Reestablishment of the Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As it was under the Earlier Han dynasty, the centeral government was weakened by infant emperors' mothers being appointed to leadership roles.
With the help of the court eunuchs, the later emperors were able to get rid of this problem, but at the price of giving the eunuchs power equal to the mothers.
It wasn't until 215 that the great Han general, Ts'ao Ts'ao, was able to calm the rebellious attitude.
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 China, 1-500 A.D. | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Political turmoil follows the decline of the Han dynasty as numerous rulers vie for control of China's vast territory.
Internal tensions and pressures from northern tribes such as the Xiongnu and the Xianbei eventually force the Han Chinese south of the Yangzi River, where a minor prince gathers the court together and establishes the Eastern Jin (ca.
This era is known as the Six Dynasties, in reference to the native rulers in the south, or the
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 Eastern Han Dynasty
He restored the Han Dynasty, henceforth known as the Eastern Han Dynasty, to distinguish it from the Western Han.
During Liu's reign, the Han court received a Japanese goodwill envoy (then called Wo), to whom the emperor gave a seal inscribed with a title of honor.
During the late Eastern Han, relatives of the empress and eunuchs assumed all the power, which led to intensified social conflicts and sustained insurgent activities that culminated in the Yellow Turban Uprising in 184.
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 Pan Chao --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
His Han shu, or The History of the Former Han Dynasty, became the model most frequently used by later Chinese historians.
During the Later Han, which lasted another 200 years, a concerted but unsuccessful effort was made to restore the glory of the former Han.
The Ch'ing Dynasty was overthrown in the Chinese Revolution of 1911–12, and from that time China was in almost continual turmoil until the success of the Communist revolution in 1949.
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