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  Emperor Wu of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Wu is considered one of the greatest emperors throughout Chinese history, ranking alongside Emperor Taizong of the Tang dynasty, the Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, and the Kangxi Emperor of the Qing dynasty.
As a military campaigner, Emperor Wu brought Han China to its greatest expansion, with borders spanning from Kyrgyzstan in the west, Northern Korea in the Northeast, to Northern Vietnam in the south.
Emperor Wu was greatly pleased by this gesture, and he dispatched an expedition force to attack Minyue, over the objection of one of his key advisors, Liu An, a royal relative.
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 Emperor An of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Han An-ti, (94-125) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty and the sixth emperor of the Eastern Han period ruling from 106 to 125.
When her infant stepson Emperor Shang succeeded to the throne in 106, Empress Dowager Deng kept the eventual Emepror An, Prince Hu, then 12, in the capital Luoyang as the successor to the throne as insurance against the infant emperor's death.
After Emperor An ascended the throne, however, the real power remained in Empress Dowager Deng's hands, and Emperor An's parents Prince Qing and Consort Geng (who was sent by Empress Dowager Deng to join her husband in the Principality of Qinghe, in modern central Hebei) appeared to have no influence on the administration.
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 Emperor_Zhao_of_Han   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Emperor Zhao of Han (95 BC–74 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 87 BC to 74 BC.
Emperor Zhao was the youngest son of Emperor Wu of Han.
Zhao ascended the throne after the death of Emperor Wu in 87 BC.
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 Encyclopedia: Emperor of China
The emperor or huangdi (皇帝 in pinyin: huang2 di4) of China was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin dynasty in 221 B.C. until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
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.
As the Emperor usually has a large number of sons, it was generally not possible for a female to succeed to the throne.
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 Emperor_He_of_Han_China
Han Ho-ti, (79 - February 13 106) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
In 92 AD, Emperor He was able to remedy the situation by removing the Empress Dowager and her gang with the aid of Zheng Zhong, a notoriously corrupt eunuch.
Although Emperor He's reign saw the turning point in Han politics, notable scientific progresses were made during this period including the invention of paper by Cai Lun in 105 AD.
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 ipedia.com: Emperor Wu of Han China Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Emperor Wu of Han China was the sixth emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
Han Wu-ti; 157 BC - 87 BC) was the sixth emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
A military compaigner, Han China reached its greatest expansion under his reign, spanning from Kyrgyzstan in the west, Northern Korea in the Northeast, to Northern Vietnam in the south.
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 Han Dynasty - China History - China
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.
Emperor Wu decided that Taoism was no longer suitable for China, and officially declared China to be a Confucian state; however, like the emperors before him, he combined Legalist methods with the ConfucianismConfucian ideal.
Han court officials who attempted to strip lands out of the landlords faced such enormous resistance that their policies would never be put in to place.
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 Western Han China: Silk Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Reign of Emperor Wu Emperor Wu succeeded to the throne in 140 BC and his reign is one of the most celebrated in Chinese history.
Emperor Wu continued to weaken the power of the vassal states by eliminating many fiefdoms and restoring central control over the prefectures and counties in the country.
When Emperor Wu came to power, substantial resources were available to him as a result of his own successful policies as well as those of his predecessors.
www.warriortours.com /intro/history/han/western.htm   (1380 words)

  
 Emperor Gaozu of Han China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Emperor Gaozu of Han China, ch 漢高祖, py.
'Han Kao-tsu\', (256 BC - 195 BC) was the first emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty and one of the only two dynasty founders who emerged from the peasant class.
Prince Ruyi of Zhao from consort Qi Emperor Wen from consort Bo Prince Fei of Qi from consort Cao
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 The Warring States Period of Ancient China
These states, Han, Wu, Zhao, Chu, Qi and Yan, were thought to be the six major contenders for domination.
The Warring States period is usually interpreted as a time of endless brutal wars that came as a result of friction among the seven states and that this unfortunate state of affairs could end only with one state bringing all into one empire.
The Han Empire roughly matched the period of the Roman Empire in West.
www2.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/warringstates.htm   (596 words)

  
 Ethics of China 7 BC To 1279 by Sanderson Beck
A Han uprising was put down, and in 10 CE Han nobles were demoted to commoners, as a mutiny in Central Asia was crushed.
So much silk was exported by Han China that Rome noticed a drain on their gold and silver to the east, though the Han government tried to prevent the smuggling of iron and weapons.
Zhao Ruyu gained influence and appointed the Neo-Confucian philosopher Zhu Xi to a high position, but Han Tuozhou, who was criticized for making nepotistic appointments, replaced Zhao as chief councilor in 1195 and accused Zhu Xi of "false learning." Han banned Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucian doctrines and compelled examination candidates to renounce that school.
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 China
China proper consists of three great river systems: the Yellow River (Huang He), 2,109 mi (5,464 km) long; the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), the third-longest river in the world at 2,432 mi (6,300 km); and the Pearl River (Zhu Jiang), 848 mi (2,197 km) long.
Japanese troops moved to seize China's northern provinces in July 1937 but were resisted by Chiang, who had been able to use the Japanese invasion to unite most of China behind him.
China, which has now outlawed the sect, was thought to consider the apolitical spiritual group threatening because its numbers exceeded the membership of the Chinese Communist Party.
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 Ethics of Shang, Zhou and the Classics by Sanderson Beck
Zhao Liang suggested he return the fifteen cities, tend gardens, and recommended the king exalt men of the mountains, nourish the aged, preserve the orphans, respect the elderly, promote the meritorious, and honor the virtuous.
Han's Marquis Zhao complained to Shen-zi that his method is difficult to use.
Zhao's Lord of Pingyuan caused the loss of 400,000 soldiers in a decisive battle with Qin at Changping in 260 BC.
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 Search Tuna Report for chinas shang dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chemical analyses of ancient organics absorbed, and preserved, in pottery jars from the Neolithic village of Jiahu, in Henan province, northern China, have revealed that a mixed fermented beverage of rice, honey, and fruit was being produced as early as 9,000 years ago, the university said in a statement....
This region was part of some of China's earliest dynasties and from the third century BC on was traversed by the famous Silk Road....
China and Its Influence on the Cultures of Northeast Siberia
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 China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In preparation for the second to his six assaults, Ying gains the help of his concubine Zhao (Gong Li), who travels to the kingdom of Han as a spy, in order to make the king believe that she has fallen out of favor with Ying.
Once in Han, and together, with the king, Zhao will find an assasiin, who will be sent to kill Ying, but Ying will be prepared for the assassin's onslaught, and in defending himself, will be considered unstoppable.
Struck by his subtle demeanor and able swordmanship, Zhao approaches Jing Ke about becoming the assassin for whom she has been looking and begins a campaign to convince him to kill Ying, using all her powers of persuasion.
www.asianfilms.org /china/assassin.html   (408 words)

  
 Bibliography of Daoism (Taoism)
"Topos and Entelechy in the Ethos of Reclusion in China".
'Namal ûi yudang hakin kwa dokyo' [Shilla scholars in Tang China and Daoism].
Zhao Bichen: Traité d'alchimie et de physiologie taoïste.
www.daoiststudies.org /bibliography.php   (5768 words)

  
 Indian, Chinese, & Japanese Emperors
India and China are the sources of the greatest civilizations in Eastern and Southern Asia.
The only comparable development in China was the application of Marxism by the Communist government that came to power in 1949.
The convention also makes it possible that Emperors who do not survive beyond their initial calendar year may not even be counted, which is the case, creating some confusion, with a couple of the Mongols.
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 The Homosexual Tradition in China
The names of the emperors, with their acknowledge favorites were recorded in the official histories of the period by Sima Qian and Ban Gu.
Emperor Wu r.140-87BCE and Han Yan, and Han Yue, and Li Yannian
The commission of this detestable and unnatural act is attended with so little sense of shame, or feelings of delicacy that many of the first officers of the state seemed to make no hesitation in publicly avowing it.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/pwh/china-gaytexts.html   (1342 words)

  
 Book List & Online Stores
Drawing on museum collections, archives, and archaeological sites in China, and other sources, the authors present and analyze the very best examples of Chinese painting over a span of some 3,000 years--from Neolithic painted petroglyphs, early paintings on silk, and landscapes by 12th century literati to traditional handscrolls produced today.
The Cambridge History of China, Volume 1: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 221 B.C.-A.D., edited by Michael Loewe and Denis C. Twitchett.
Zhu Yuanzhang was born a peasant and rose to be the first Ming emperor.
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 Emperor Zhao of Han -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Emperor Zhao of Han -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Emperor Zhao of Han (95 BC–74 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese (Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy) Han Dynasty from 87 BC to 74 BC.
(additional info and facts about Emperor Wu of Han China) Emperor Wu of Han China
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 Chinese Cultural Studies: The Homosexual Tradition in China
Since his book Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality (1980) it has become increasingly clear that the study of sexuality in the past is not only possible, but is also an essential component of a full understanding of past and present societies.
Brett Hinsch, from whose work the selection here is taken, has begun, for English speakers, the process of understanding the history of sexuality in China, although he is heavily dependent on recent work done by Chinese scholars.
Boswell is most famous for advancing the notion that "Gay people" have always and everywhere existed.
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 China
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