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  Imperial Era: III
Chinese and Mongol travelers to the West were able to provide assistance in such areas as hydraulic engineering, while bringing back to the Middle Kingdom new scientific discoveries and architectural innovations.
Although the Manchus were not Han Chinese and were strongly resisted, especially in the south, they had assimilated a great deal of Chinese culture before conquering China Proper.
Han Chinese were prohibited from migrating into the Manchu homeland, and Manchus were forbidden to engage in trade or manual labor.
www-chaos.umd.edu /history/imperial3.html   (1318 words)

  
  Han Chinese
Han Chinese (漢 or 汉 in pinyin: han4) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China which constitutes over 92% of the population.
Among Han Chinese, there is a wide diversity of distinct cultural and linguistic groups, such as the Hakka.
Within Chinese nationalist theory, China is composed of a many ethnic groups, and promoting the interest and culture of Han Chinese at the expense of the other ethnic groups is known as Han chauvinism which has a pejorative meaning.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ha/Han_ethnicity.html   (228 words)

  
  Han Chinese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name was occasionally translated as the "Chinese proper" in older texts (pre-1980s) and is commonly rendered in Western media as the "ethnic Chinese." In contrast to the common Western media portrayal of the Han Chinese as being homogenous, there are substantial genetic, linguistic, cultural and social differences between its various subgroups.
Han Chinese is a subset of the Chinese nation (zhonghua minzu).
The famous Chinese historian Sima Qian's Records of the Grand Historian dates the reign of the Yellow Emperor, the legendary ancestor of Han Chinese, to 2698 BCE to 2599 BCE.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Han_Chinese   (2095 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Han Chinese -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Han Chinese (漢 or 汉 in pinyin: han4) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China which constitutes over 92% of the population.
The term "Han Chinese" is sometimes used synonomously with "Chinese", this usage tends to be frowned upon by Chinese.
Within Chinese nationalist theory, China is composed of a many ethnic groups, and promoting the interest and culture of Han Chinese at the expense of the other ethnic groups is known as Han chauvinism which has a pejorative meaning.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/ha/Han_Chinese   (278 words)

  
 Chinese language at AllExperts
Old Chinese (), sometimes known as "Archaic Chinese", was the language common during the early and middle Zhōu Dynasty (1122 BC–256 BC), texts of which include inscriptions on bronze artifacts, the poetry of the ShÄ«jÄ«ng, the history of the ShÅ«jÄ«ng, and portions of the YìjÄ«ng (I Ching).
Chinese is first known to have been written in Latin characters by Western Christian missionaries of the 16th century, but may have been written down by Western travelers or missionaries of earlier periods.
Chinese morphology is strictly bound to a set number of syllables with a fairly rigid construction which are the morphemes, the smallest building blocks, of the language.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ch/chinese_language.htm   (6234 words)

  
 Han Chinese clothing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Han Chinese clothing, or Hanfu (TC: 漢服; SC: 汉服; pinyin: hànfú;; literally "Clothing of the Han people") refers to the traditional clothing of the Han Chinese, the predominant ethnic group of China.
The Qing Dynasty was founded not by Han Chinese who form the overwhelming majority of the population of China proper, but by the Manchus, a semi-nomadic people which first rose to prominence in Manchuria.
According to legend, the first ruler of the Chinese nation and the ancestor of the Chinese people is an immemorial sage king called the Yellow Emperor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Han_Chinese_clothing   (2059 words)

  
 Han Chinese Man - Picture - MSN Encarta
Han Chinese Man - Picture - MSN Encarta
The Han are China’s largest ethnic group, constituting more than 90 percent of the population.
The traditional history of China is largely the story of the Han, who emerged in what is now northern China more than 4,000 years ago.
encarta.msn.com /media_461543402/Han_Chinese_Man.html   (48 words)

  
 Han Chinese at AllExperts
Han Chinese is a subset of the Chinese nation (Zhonghua minzu).
The famous Chinese historian Sima Qian's Records of the Grand Historian dates the reign of the Yellow Emperor, the legendary ancestor of Han Chinese, to 2698 BCE to 2599 BCE.
Han Chinese speak many varieties of Chinese spoken languages which are generally labelled as different Chinese dialects although the difference among them can be as great as seen in many European languages.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/ha/han_chinese.htm   (2549 words)

  
 Han Chinese Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Han Chinese (Traditional: 漢, Simplified: 汉 in Pinyin: han4) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China which constitutes over 92% of the population.
In conceptual terms, the boundary between Han and non-Han is absolute and sharp, while boundaries between subsets of Han are subject to continual shifts, are dictated by local conditions, and do not produce the isolation inherent in relations between Han and minority groups.
Han ethnic unity is the result of two ancient and culturally central Chinese institutions, one of which is the Chinese written language.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/h/ha/han_chinese.html   (794 words)

  
 Han Chinese Clothing
Han Chinese clothing, or Hanfu (TC: 漢服; SC: 汉服; pinyin: hànfú; literally "Clothing of the Han people") refers to the pre-17th century traditional clothing of the Han Chinese, the predominant ethnic group of China.
Hanfu was regarded by Han Chinese as a very important part of their culture.
The Qing Dynasty was founded not by Han Chinese who form the overwhelming majority of the population of China proper, but by the Manchus, a semi-nomadic people which first rose to prominence in Manchuria.
www.centurychina.com /plaboard/posts/3691203.shtml   (590 words)

  
 Han Chinese information - Search.com
The name was occasionally translated as the "Chinese proper" in older texts (pre-1980s) and is commonly rendered in Western media as the "ethnic Chinese." In contrast to the common Western media portrayal of the Han Chinese as being homogenous, there are substantial genetic, linguistic, cultural and social differences between its various subgroups.
The famous Chinese historian Sima Qian's Records of the Grand Historian dates the reign of the Yellow Emperor, the legendary ancestor of Han Chinese, to 2698 BCE to 2599 BCE.
Han Chinese speak many varieties of Chinese spoken languages which are generally labelled as different Chinese dialects although the difference among them can be as great as seen in many European languages.
www.search.com /reference/Han_Chinese   (2153 words)

  
 Han Chinese
Han Chinese (simplified Chinese: 汉族 or 汉人; traditional Chinese: 漢族 or 漢人; pinyin: hànzú or hànrén) are an ethnic group indigenous to China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world.
In addition, the Han Dynasty is considered a high point in Chinese civilization, able to expand its power and influences to Central and Northeast Asia, and rivaled the Roman Empire in population and territory.
Han Chinese speak various forms of the Chinese language; one of the names of the language group is Hanyu (traditional Chinese: 漢語; simplified Chinese: 汉语), literally the "Han language".
www.jgames.co.uk /title/Han_Chinese   (3301 words)

  
 Han Chinese - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese: 汉族 or 汉人; Traditional Chinese: 漢族 or 漢人; pinyin: hànzú or hànrén) are an ethnic group indigenous to China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world.
Han Chinese speak various forms of the Chinese language; one of the names of the language group is Hanyu (Traditional Chinese: 漢語; Simplified Chinese: 汉语), literally the "Han language".
Since the twentieth century, written Chinese has been usually vernacular Chinese, which is largely based upon dialects of Mandarin, and not the local dialect of the writer (with the exception of the informal use of written Cantonese).
www.medbib.com /Chinese_race   (2706 words)

  
 Ancient China: The Former Han, 206 BC-25 AD
In Han government, the emperor was the supreme ruler; all authority resided ultimately in the emperor.
Han Wu Ti Perhaps the greatest and most powerful of the Han emperors was Han Wu Ti, who came to power in 141 BC at the age of sixteen and ruled for fifty-four years, the second longest reign in Chinese history.
Han Wu Ti is generally regarded as the strongest and most vigorous of the Chinese emperors.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/CHEMPIRE/FORMHAN.HTM   (1115 words)

  
 Han Biography | ema_02_package.xml
Since the late 1970s, Han families in the PRC have been subject to a very strict policy rarely allowing more than one child per couple, without which the 2000 Han population would have been somewhat higher than in fact it was.
The country with the largest Han population outside China was Indonesia, with about 7.3 million Chinese; the country with the highest Han proportion was Singapore, where the 1990 census showed a total population of 2.69 million, 2.09 million of them (77.7 percent) Han.
The Han of the southwest (Hunan, Sichuan, and Yunnan provinces) favor spicy dishes; in the southeast, Cantonese food is noted for its quick cooking and stir-frying at high temperatures, and for rich, sweet dishes.
www.bookrags.com /biography/han-ema-02   (1308 words)

  
 chinatml2
During the Han period, however, the variant texts of the Confucian Classics were consolidated and led to the ideal of a stable literary text that should not be altered.
Chinese history, until the twentieth century, was written mostly by members of the ruling scholar-official class and was meant to provide the ruler with precedents to guide or justify his policies.
Buddhism's slow penetration of Chinese society was accelerated in the atmosphere of psychological, philosophical, and spiritual dislocation attending the breakup of the Han.
web.cocc.edu /cagatucci/classes/hum210/tml/chinatml/chinatml2.htm   (2444 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Han, Chinese dynasty (Chinese And Taiwanese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Under Liu Pang and the succeeding Han emperors the task of unification begun by the Ch'in was carried further.
The pyramidal bureaucracy of Ch'in administration was retained, and the Han period saw the beginnings of one of the distinguishing features of the Chinese educational and state system, the recruiting of members of the bureaucracy through civil service examinations.
The entire Han era was one of political and cultural centralization and expansion.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/H/HanDy.html   (550 words)

  
 Chinese Han Ethnic Minority - China Style
The Han Chinese- though they are not a truly coherent, single ethnic group- constitute about 91 percent of the population of mainland China and about 19 percent of the global human population.
The term Han Chinese is sometimes used synonymously with "Chinese" without regard to the 55 other minority Chinese ethnic groups; usage of this kind tends to be frowned upon by Chinese nationals, who regard the phrase Zhongguo ren (中國人) to be a more precise terminology.
Within some variants of Chinese nationalist theory, including the official version espoused by the People's Republic of China, China is composed of many ethnic groups, and promoting the interest and culture of Han Chinese at the expense of the other ethnic groups is known as Han chauvinism, which has a pejorative meaning.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/chinese-ethnic-group/han.htm   (953 words)

  
 How The Han Chinese Became The World's Biggest Tribe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
PARIS (AFP) - The 1.16 billion Han Chinese, the world's biggest ethnic group, owe their rise thanks to massive southward migration from northern China led by the men of their tribe, according to a new study.
Chinese tradition says that the Han sprung from the ancient Huaxia communities of northern China and that their influence then spread south.
But the question is whether this was a migration of people or simply a cultural export -- whether the Han language, beliefs and other values were adopted by static communities who then handed it on to their southerly neighbours.
www.geocities.com /bx_huang/han_chinese.html   (405 words)

  
 Han Chinese
The Han language, in its various dialects, has been the official language of China since the Qin Dynasty, or around 220 C.E. Mandarin is the oldest living language in the world.
In traditional Han culture, it was possible, through the use of testing, for those in the workers class to become Mandarins.
The Mandarin class was completely made up of Han, as was the massive bureaucracy power base in the Chinese Empire, even during the periods when the Han were not in direct control.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/asia/hanchinese.html   (576 words)

  
 Simplified vs Traditional Chinese in Unicode
Traditional Chinese is still used to write characters in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and much of the Chinese diaspora.
The initial set of sources for Han encoding in Unicode laid end to end comprised 121,000 characters, but there were many repeats, and the final Unicode tally for all these after elimination of duplicates was 20,902.
The Chinese national GB standard defines a basic set of (around 6,000) characters for use with Simplified Chinese writing that does not include many of the characters in the Taiwanese industry standard for Traditional Chinese called Big 5 (around 13,000 characters in the basic set).
people.w3.org /rishida/scripts/chinese   (1106 words)

  
 China's Ethnic Reawakening
The Han were seen as a unified group distinct from the "internal" foreigners-- within their borders the Manchus, Tibetans, Mongols, and Hui--as well as the "external" foreigners-- on their frontiers, namely the Western and Japanese imperialists.
Chinese linguist Y. Chao has shown that the mutual unintelligibility of, say, Cantonese and Mandarin is as great as that of Dutch and English or French and Italian (Chao 1976: 83).
Some southern scholars have departed from the traditional Chinese view of history and begun to argue that by the 6th century B.C., the bronze culture of the Chu spread north and influenced the development of Chinese civilization, rather than this culture originating in the north and spreading southward.
www.ndu.edu /inss/symposia/pacific2000/gladneypaper.htm   (6115 words)

  
 Han Chinese - Chinese Language - Chinese
Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese characterSimplified: 汉; Traditional Chinese characterTraditional: 漢; Pinyin: hàn) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the Earthworld.
Han Chinese constitute over 92 percent of the population of mainland China and about 19 percent of the World populationglobal human population.
Han Chinese speak many varieties of Chinese spoken language which are generally labelled as different Chinese dialects although the difference between them is greater than many European languages.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Han_Chinese   (566 words)

  
 The Chinese Philosopher Han Fei
This is one of a series of pages discussing Classical Chinese philosophy during the period from before Confucius (ca 650 B.C.) to the early Han dynasty (ca 200 B.C.).
Han Fei was a prince of the royal family of Han.
Han Fei saw the gradual, but constant, decline of the state of Han and tried on several occasions to persuade the king to follow different policies, but the king proved incapable of following his advice.
www.as.miami.edu /phi/bio/Buddha/hanfei.htm   (2581 words)

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