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  The Men of Han
Liu Bang, long an arch rival of the Xiang family, was "honored" with the title King of Han and given a vast territory that included Hubei Province, southern Shaanxi Province and the "wild-west" territory of the Red Basin in modern Sichuan Province.
Han Xin persuaded Liu Bang that his "honored" position as King of Han was really an exile and that he should reconquer the State of Qin then march east against Xiang Yu.
The economic developments of the Han Dynasty's first fifty years moved the empire from recovery to prosperity and paved the way for political expansion of the central government.
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 AnywhereChina.com - History Page - Han Dynasty
In the Han Dynasty, the Huns (known as Xiongnu by the Chinese) threatened the expanding Chinese Empire from the north.
The Han Empire expanded in the west almost to the borders of eastern Europe and in the northeast to Korea.
The pattern of the rise and fall of Han was to be repeated in later dynasties.
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 Han Dynasty Biography | ema_02_package.xml
The Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE), which was founded by Liu Bang (256–195 BCE), or Han Gaozu, marks an era of consolidated imperial institutions in Chinese history.
As soon as he established the Han, Gaozu, the first commoner to found a dynasty in imperial China, abolished the brutal laws and heavy taxes of the Qin.
Commandery and district officials were responsible for the census of the population and the register of the land, which constituted the basis of the main forms of taxation (the poll tax and the land tax) and military conscription.
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 Gaozu of Han -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Han Xin (韓信) described Xiang Yu as "having the kindness of women," meaning that, in his opinion, Xiang's "kindness" was petty and did not benefit either his regime or his people.
Xiang Yu also did not know how to utilize his talented subordinates; Han Xin, for example, was a soldier under Xiang, and his later defection to Liú Bāng, for whom he served as the commander in chief, would be extremely damaging to Xiang.
He bid them glory and territories generously when he was fighting Xiang Yu, which won the hearty support of most of his peer princes and subordinates.
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 Montgomery County Public Schools - Social Studies Department
Han Gaozu first concentrated on improving the way the government was set up.
He and Han emperors in the future would be the inner court with a group of specially chosen and trained people called eunuchs to be his messengers.
Han Gaozu and future Han emperors began to give tests to see who should be given government jobs.
www.mcps.k12.md.us /curriculum/Socialstd/resources/han.html   (2279 words)

 Gaozu - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Gaozu, imperial title of Liu Bang, also called Liu Chi (256-195 bc), emperor of China (206-195 bc), who founded the Han dynasty.
Liu Bang, better known in history as Emperor Gaozu (Kao-tsu), did not disband the centralized government created by Qin, but rather concentrated on...
As the Qin dynasty collapsed under the weight of military revolts and peasant rebellions, a minor official, Liu Bang (Liu Pang) became the head of a...
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ map and geography (www.chinaknowledge.de)
Taiwan R.O.C. From the capital Chang'an (modern Xi'an/Shaanxi) the Western Han empire (Xihan 西漢) was administrated in regions (zhou 州; courier type and underlined) and subordinated commanderies (jun 郡) and princedoms (wangguo 王國; in violet letters).
The northern neighbors of the Western Han empire were the mights nomad confederations of the Xiongnu, the Wusun 烏孫, Wuhuan 烏桓 and Xianbei 鮮卑.
The southwest that was incorporated into the Han empire in 109 BC the former kingdoms of Dian 滇 and Ailao 哀牢 became tributaries.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Han/han-map.html   (631 words)

The Han empire began in 206 B.C. when Liu Bang, prince of Han, defeated the Qin army in the valley of Wei.
Economic expansion, changing relationships with the people of the steppes, strengthening of the palace at the expense of the civil service, weakening of the state's hold on the peasantry, and the rise of the families of the rich and the gentry were all factors that led to the adoption of Confucian ideals..
The descendents of the Han dynasty eventually joined in the uprising, and, it was the armies of these nobles, under the leadership of Liu Hsiu, who killed Wang Mang in 22A.D. The fighting continued until 25 A.D., when Liu Hsiu became the emperor.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/china/early_imperial_china/han.html   (1128 words)

 huns han dynasty
Han Emperor Liu Bang led 300,000 army to attack the Huns in 200 BC.
Han Dynasty was busy fighting two Yue statelets in the south, while Huns refrained from attacking the border in the north.
Han princess was married over to Wusun king as a means of diffusing Hunnic support in the west.
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 Liu Bang
Zhang Han committed suicide as the city walls breached, and Liu Bang was able to bring the besieging army east to form a veteran core for a new army to face Xiang Yu.
While Han Xin conquered the north in Liu Bang's name, Xiang Yu brought his army up against Liu Bang at Xingyang and besieged the city, but Liu Bang had constructed a long walled road from the city to the massive grain depots at the Ao Granary, and was well supplied.
Han Xin was made Supreme Commander by general consensus, and after a long day of hard fighting, his wings overran the Chu flanks, and he was able to inflict a severe defeat.
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 Emperor Han Gaozu of China
Han Gaozu (漢高祖 pinyin: han4 gao1 zu3) (256 BC - 195 BC) (Wade-Giles: Han Kao-tsu) was the first emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, and one of the only two dynasty founders who emerged from the peasant class.
Gaozu is his temple name; his posthumous name is Emperor Gao (高皇帝 gao1 huang1 di4).
His affection to Concubine Qi inflamed Empress Dowager Lu[?]'s torture of Qi and her son Liu Yuyi[?] after his death.
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 Han Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
Han Dynasty's notable deeds would be the restoration of Confucianism as the creed for ruling the nation.
Han Dynasty possessed the typical characteristics as far as the pattern of power corruption was concerned.
A Han emissary, Su Wu, was detained and sent to Lake Bajkal to be a shepherd for 19 years, only to be returned after Huo Guang (General Ho Chu-ping's brother) requested for Su with the Hunnic king who had initially cheated Huo in saying that Su was long dead.
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 Articles > History > Dynasties > Western Han - Jongo Knows - Encyclopedia of China
This is the second tomb of a marquis of the Han Dynasty excavated in Hunan area that had not been robbed, following the first Han tomb excavated at Changsha(长沙) in the area.
This tomb is a rectangular shaft pit, with a sloping passage to the grave.
Western Han Dynasty (202 B.C. The early period of the Western Han was marked by a relatively quiet northern border because of the alliances with the northern Xiongnu hordes, and most of the attention was directed toward the west.
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 Han Kao-tsu Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Kao-tsu is the posthumous title given to Liu Chi, the founder of the Former Han dynasty.
During the wars that led to the rise of Han, generals had declared themselves kings of feudal states and Hsiang Yü had enfeoffed others.
In effect, although not entirely in name, the Han administrative system was the same as that of the Ch'in.
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 Chapter 9: Lesson 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Han rulers were in power from 206 B.C. to A.D. During this time, China seemed centuries ahead of the rest of the world in science, art, and culture.
Late in the Han dynasty a woman sat in the emperor's court writing beautiful poems and essays that were enough to fill 16 books.
Considering the many Han accomplishments and inventions, it is not surprising that the Chinese still refer to themselves as Han people.
www.newton.mec.edu /oakhill/sixtwo/message/ch9l4.htm   (3765 words)

 Han Gaozu
Qin Shihuang imposed harsh laws on the people and was considered by many as a tyrant who turned China into some sort of a police state when he was in control during the Qin Dynasty.
Han Gaozu did not want that to happen again and he encouraged his people to follow the teachings of Confucius (a famous philosopher of the Zhou Dynasty) to maintain peace and order.
Thus, Han Gaozu (Liu Bang at birth) is still regarded today as one of the most prominent ruler of China ever lived.
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 About China
Emperor Gaozu, also known under the name Liu Bang, was the first emperor of the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD).
The famous general Han Xin who had helped Liu Bang defeat Xiang Yu was just a low-ranking officer in charge of army provisions when Liu Bang listened to the suggestions of a close advisor and made him a commander-in-chief.
Gaozu led an army to suppress the rebellion and was hit by an arrow and died later.
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 Silkroad Foundation
From the ashes of the Qin rose the first Han emperor Gaozu’s palace and around it the city of Chang’an, meaning “Eternal Peace.” As capital of the Han from 202BCE — 8CE, Chang’an became an extraordinarily wealthy and cosmopolitan city.
Foreigners were such an integral element in the Han capital that they had their own special street where they were accommodated and a protocol department established to coordinate their reception.
After the fall of the Han in 220CE, China was wracked by peasant revolts, foreign invasions and a series of unstable, short-lived dynasties for the next 350 years.
www.silk-road.com /travel/changan.html   (1295 words)

 Liu Bang (Gaozu or Gaodi) - Western Han Ruler and Emperor Biographies - English
Liu Bang was given the title Prince of Han (Han Wang) and moved into the lands of Ba-Shu (Yizhou).
In Han Zhong, Liu Bang focused his efforts on developing new agricultural methods for the people and trained his troops.
Zhang Han, Sima Xin, and Dong Yi surrendered to Liu Bang, and the Han forces reclaimed Xian Yang.
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 History of the Great Wall of China: Han Dynasty
The capital of Western Han was at present Xian of Shaanxi Province and the capital of Eastern Han was at present Luoyang City of Henan Province.
Huo Qubing, Emperor Han Wudi's general pushed the Huns back and in 121 BC he secured the Hexi Corridor, the passage to the Western Region.
The boundary walls ran 1) from Lishi County of Shanxi Province to southeast of Xianyang City of Shaanxi Province; 2) between Gaoling County of Shaanxi and Anyi County of Shanxi; 3) from Taiyuan City of Shanxi to Jingxing County of Hebei Province; and 4) from Dingxian County of Hebei to Linhang County of Henan Province.
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 J&J's Han Dynasty Website-lots of information about the Han Dynasty
The capital in the Later Han period was moved further east from the original location of Changan to Luoyang.
The rulers of the Later Han period were generally much weaker than those of the Earlier Han period, thus resulting in the fall of the Han Dynasty.
They are the Han Gaozu (the founder of the Han Dynasty) and Han Wudi (a great reformist), both from the Earlier Han period.
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 Amazon.fr : Dream of Confucius: Livres en anglais: Jean Levi,Barbara Bray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The confusion and chaos of China in the third century B.C. percolates throughout French sinologist Levi's second novel, in deliberate contrast to the portrait of the austerely ordered world third-century B.C. China presented in the author's Prix de Goncourt-winning The Chinese Emperor.
Whet-Iron, the eventual founder of the Han dynasty, struggles with his rival Plume to assert his power after the fall of the Ch'in order.
An unlikely victor, Whet-Iron is neither particularly talented nor shrewd; addressing the riddle of Whet-Iron's victory, Levi attributes his success to fate, a vehicle represented here by hexagrams taken from the I Ching.
www.amazon.fr /Dream-Confucius-Jean-Levi/dp/0151265704   (526 words)

 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ (www.chinaknowledge.de)
After centuries of political division, the adventurer Liu Bang 劉邦 (Han Gaozu 漢高祗) succeeded in founding a new empire, following the tradition of the former kings of Zhou 周 (11th cent.
Wang Mang 王莽 tried to replace the Han Dynasty but his reforms to shape an ideal Confucian government failed, and the Han Dynasty was restored as Eastern Han.
The fundaments of both of the Wang Mang and Eastern Han administration were shaken by large peasant uprisings with religious backgrounds (Red Eyebrows 赤眉, Yellow Turbans 黃巾, Five-Pecks-of-Grain Sect 五旗米道), the helm of government of Eastern Han was taken over my mighty warlords that should divide the Han empire into three "kingdoms" (Sanguo 三國).
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 Gaozu of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General note: Dates given are in the proleptic Julian calendar.
Liu Bang was the third son of his
Historians' account described Xiang Yu as "having the kindness of women," meaning that, in his opinion, Xiang's "kindness" was petty and did not benefit either his regime or his people.
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 Origin of the Chinese Saying: "DuoDuo YiShan" | Clearharmony - Falundafa in Europe
Initially, Han Xin served as a low ranking official under Xiang Yu, the most powerful general in the war of resistance against the Qin Dynasty.
Since his talent was not recognised, Han Xin left Xiang Yu and joined the army led by Liu Bang, the founding emperor of the Han Dynasty.
Han Xin smiled and then said, "Your Majesty, you are not as good in leading soldiers, but you are very good in leading generals.
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 China Institute Programs for Educators
During the Han, Xiongnu raids were China's major foreign policy problem.
He rose to power by taking advantage of the inability of the imperial family to enthrone a strong emperor (of fifteen Eastern Han rulers, eight were children).
The last Han emperor was a figurehead controlled by one of the military strongmen that arose during the second century.
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 Early Han
Han Gaozu Sacrifices a Pig, a Sheep and an Ox to Confucius in 195 BCE
In the tenth month of the first year of Han (November-December 207 B.C.E.) Liu Bang finally succeeded in reaching Bashang [near the capital] ahead of the other leaders....He sealed up the storehouses containing Qin’s treasures and wealth and returned to camp at Bashang.
During the Han period the social conscience of the Confucians, and their scholarly qualifications, brought them in increasing numbers into the new officaldom that replaced the feudal aristocracy of Zhou times.
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 hanxin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Han Xin/Han Hsin, as a young man, was generally despised and in straitened circumstances.
Later Han became one of the best generals of Emperor Gaozu of Han and was enfeoffed as Lord of Huaiyin.
For Burton Watson's translation of Han's biography, see Records of the Grand Historian of China, I: 208-32.
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