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  History of China
Whenever China was conquered by nomadic tribes, as it was by the Mongols in the 13th century, the conquerors sooner or later adopted the ways of the "higher" Chinese civilization and staffed the bureaucracy with Chinese.
China was set on a course of political and social anarchy that lasted the better part of a decade.
China is firmly committed to economic reform and opening to the outside world.
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 China History, Chinese History, History of China, Ancient China History
China is a nation of festivals! From the well known Chinese New Year extravaganzas to the amazing celebrations of the many ethnic minority group, China Highlights can make you a part of them.
Man in China passed from primitive society to slave society in the 21st century B.C., with the founding of China's first dynasty, that of the Xia.
In 1924, Sun Yat-sen, pioneer of China’s democratic revolution and the founder of the Kuomintang (KMT), worked together with the Communist Party of China to organize workers and peasants for the Northern Expedition (historically known as the Great Revolution).
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  China History,Chinese History,Historical Events in China,History of China
China has a long history, going back over to 3 thousand years, ruled by Emperors and their dynasties.
During 1200 China was invaded by the Mongols from Mongolia and was ruled by Kablai Khan, the era was known as the Yuan Dynasty.
With a rich history dating back to over 3500 years, China is one of the oldest civilizations of the world, which is still in existing.
china.tourism-asia.net /china-history.html   (775 words)

  
 Chinese history:Republican China
China was still to be suzerain, but it would have to allow Russia a free hand in Outer Mongolia and Britain continuance of its influence in Xizang.
Soviet advisers--the most prominent of whom was an agent of the Comintern, Mikhail Borodin--began to arrive in China in 1923 to aid in the reorganization and consolidation of the Guomindang along the lines of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
By 1928 all of China was at least nominally under Chiang's control, and the Nanjing government received prompt international recognition as the sole legitimate government of China.
www.chinavoc.com /history/republic.htm   (1520 words)

  
  History of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The early history of China is complicated by the lack of a written language during this period coupled with the existence of documents from later time periods attempting to describe events that occurred several centuries before.
China suffered two extreme famines exactly twenty years after each opium war in the 1860s and 1880s, and the Qing imperial dynasty was ineffective in helping the population.
Early Medieval China is a journal devoted to academic scholarship relating to the period roughly between the end of the Han and beginning of the Tang eras.
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 History of China
China refers to a number of states and cultures that have existed and are viewed as having succeeded one another in continental East Asia, dating back at least 3,500 years.
China as it exists today has been variously described in different points of view as a single civilization or multiple civilizations, as a single state or multiple states, and as a single nation or multiple nations.
The imperial system in China ended with the establishment of the Republic of China (ROC) under Sun Yat-sen in 1912; however, the next four decades of ROC rule were marred by warlord control, the Second Sino-Japanese War (WWII), and the Chinese Civil War which pitted Chinese Nationalists against the Communist forces.
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 History of China
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.
China reacted to intrusions from the West--and from a newly modernized Japan (to which China lost a war in 1895)--in a variety of ways, sometimes maintaining the traditional status quo, adapting Western functions to Chinese substance, or rejecting Chinese tradition in favor of Western substance and form.
China has had a perennial concern with being surrounded by enemies- -the Soviets to the north and west, the Vietnamese to the south, and the Indians to the southwest--and has sought increasingly to project itself as a regional power.
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 Chinese History-Discover China Tour
After the long perod of primitive existence, the Xia Dynasty, the first in Chinese history, was established in the 21st century B.C., heralding the beginning of a slave society in China.
Thus, the monarchy that had existed in China for 2,000years came to an end, and the provisional government fo the Republic of China was founded.
Drawing on the support of the broad masses of the Chinese people, the communist party of China smashed the Jiang Qiang counter-revolutionary clique in Oct. 1976 The end of the disastrous “cultural revolution” marked the beginning of a new era in Chinese history.
www.discoverchinatours.com /culture/history.htm   (982 words)

  
 China History
Like most other great civilizations of the world, China can trace her culture back to a blend of small original tribes which have expanded till they became the great country we have today.
It is recorded that Yuanmou man is the oldest hominoid in China and the oldest dynasty is Xia Dynasty.
From the long history of China, there emerge many eminent people that have contributed a lot to the development of the whole country and to the enrichment of her history.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/history/index.htm   (221 words)

  
 History Of China
A sourcebook that tells the momentous history of China since 1919, mainly from the viepoints of participants, including extracts Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2005.
A readable, well-informed and comprehensive short history of China's relationships with its Southeast Asian neighbours from ancient times to the present day.
The rich cultural history of China is revealed in this visual journey that, uncovering the buried secrets of its past, details many discoveries and features an interview with a working archaeologist at Anyang--the last capital of the Shang Dynasty.
www.world-history.org /history-of-china.htm   (184 words)

  
 Condensed China: Chinese History for Beginners
Condensed China is an introduction to Chinese history.
It is not a complete history of China; I deliberately skipped over and left out a lot of information.
Condensed China has become substantially more popular than I had dared hope when I first put this up; I'm averaging more than 6,000 hits a month, no doubt due to being linked from the Washington Post, Popular Science, and GameSpot, as well as from all the major online libraries of Chinese and Asian links.
condensedchina.com   (253 words)

  
 A SIMPLIFIED HISTORY OF CHINA
In 321 BC the kingdom of Chin (Ch'in, Qin) conquered the kingdom of Shu.
During this interim period Buddhism entered China, spreading with a missionary zeal to the point where 90% of the population of northern China was Buddhist.
The Manchus prohibited Han Chinese from migrating to the Manchu homeland and forbid intermarriage.
www.benbest.com /history/China.html   (2773 words)

  
 History of China - China Style   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
China came under alien rule for the second time in the mid-seventeenth century; the conquerors--the Manchus--came again from the north and northeast.
China had taken it for granted that its relations with Europeans would be conducted according to the tributary system that had evolved over the centuries between the emperor and representatives of the lesser states on China's borders as well as between the emperor and some earlier European visitors.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/essential/history/index.htm   (1109 words)

  
 History of China
In 1271 Kublai Khan, the fifth "great khan" and grandson of Genghis Khan, declared himself emperor of China and named the dynasty Yuan, meaning "beginning," to signify that this was the beginning of a long era of Mongol rule.
China in the 19th century was overwhelmed by internal turmoil.
By the time Communists established the people’s Republic of China in 1949 and things started to stabilize, they were extremely popular as they were less corrupt than almost any government or army in the history of china, and the land reforms they had been carrying out for last two decades were fair and successful.
www.asianartmall.com /chinahistory.htm   (1154 words)

  
 History of CHINA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These pleasures are interrupted from time to time by the demands of the Khitan, a tribe from eastern Mongolia who have settled in north China and have established their own version of a Chinese dynasty (the Liao, 907-1125).
Poetry and painting in Song China (960-1279) are largely social activities, both in the creation and in the appreciation of the work.
China's past is also now a theme for conoisseurs, in a fashion pioneered by Ou-yang Hsiu (and echoed centuries later in Italy during the Renaissance).
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?groupid=174&HistoryID=aa21   (1796 words)

  
 A brief history of China
He was one of the most famous Emperors in the history of China and the first one who united Chinese Empire.
At that time China was the part of huge Empire stretching from Europe and Persia in the west till plains and stepps of Siberia in the north.
In 1644 China was conquered by Manchus and the following 150 years were the period of stability and peace, but in the beginning of 19th century Opium War was initiated by Britain and the British troops occupied Shanghai and Nankin and later Hong Kong.
www.sitara.com /china/history.html   (1420 words)

  
 China's nuclear program - China History Forum, chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
China History Forum is an online chinese history forum, discussion board or community for all who are interested in learning and discussing chinese history from prehistoric till modern times, including chinese art of war, chinese culture topics.
China spent a great deal of time and resources during the 60s to develop this missile, and it was deployed on 1971.
China History Forum is hosted on a AMD Opteron Server managed by MicfoGroup.
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 The history of the People's Republic of China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The history of the People's Republic of China
The retrospective history of the People's Republic of China
The working-class history of the People's Republic of China
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 Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political History of China
China was even ruled at times by foreign invaders, such as the Mongols during the Yuan Dynasty, from AD 1279 to 1368, and the Manchus during the Ch'ing Dynasty, from AD 1644 to 1911, but the foreigners were largely absorbed into the culture they governed.
Because of the barbarian occupation of northern China the second half of the Sung rule was confined to the area south of the Huai River.
China was largely isolated from the rest of the world during the height of the Cultural Revolution, but when the upheavals subsided it began to take a more practical foreign policy line.
acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu /~phalsall/texts/chinhist.html   (16949 words)

  
 China - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
North China, which coincides with the Huang He (Yellow River) basin and is bounded in the S by the Qingling Mts., includes the loess plateau of the northwest, the N China plain, and the mountains of the Shandong peninsula.
China's history is traditionally viewed as a continuous development with certain repetitive tendencies, as described in the following general pattern: The area under political control tends to expand from the eastern Huang He and Chang (Yangtze) basins, the heart of Chinese culture, and then, under outside military pressure, to shrink back.
China's relations with other Asian nations, at first cordial, were affected by China's encouragement of Communist activity within their borders, the suppression of a revolt in Tibet (1959-60), and undeclared border wars with India in the 1960s over disputed territory.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?enc=10064   (5943 words)

  
 Overview of the History of China Lake
In 1967 NOTS China Lake and the NOTS Pasadena Annex were separated; NOTS China Lake and the Naval Ordnance Laboratory, Corona, joined to form the Naval Weapons Center; in 1971 the Corona facilities were closed and their personnel and functions relocated to China Lake.
China Lake is home to approximately 4,400 civilian employees and about 1,000 military personnel (including tenant Operation Test and Evaluation Force squadron VX-9) and is supported by over 1,500 contractor employees.
China Lake brought to the Navy the advanced technologies, the engineering disciplines, and the integrated laboratory-operational perspective that resulted in the Navy-industry team that proved so phenomenally successful during the years of China Lake's growth and maturity.
www.nawcwpns.navy.mil /clmf/hist.html   (1476 words)

  
 Amazon.com: A Concise History of China: Books: J. A. G. Roberts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Dynasties of China: A History by Bamber Gascoigne
Though the emphasis is on political history, economic and social developments are also described; for example, the introduction of a strain of rice from central Vietnam that allowed a significant expansion in population under the Song.
China is revealed as a continent of many nations, not as a monolithic and eternal concept.
www.amazon.com /Concise-History-China-J-Roberts/dp/0674000757   (1659 words)

  
 History in China - Honeywell China
When China opened the door to its economy in 1983, the company was among the first to act up a representative office in Beijing.
The company’s success in China is built on a foundation of partnership with the government and local industry, an in-depth understanding of customer requirements, unmatched technology leadership and a commitment to the highest standards of customer service.
At the China market grows, Honeywell is poised to grow with it through the expansion of its operations and new investments in this dynamic market.
www.honeywell.com /sites/portal?smap=china&page=historyinchina&theme=T8   (205 words)

  
 Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political History of China
China was even ruled at times by foreign invaders, such as the Mongols during the Yuan Dynasty, from AD 1279 to 1368, and the Manchus during the Ch'ing Dynasty, from AD 1644 to 1911, but the foreigners were largely absorbed into the culture they governed.
Because of the barbarian occupation of northern China the second half of the Sung rule was confined to the area south of the Huai River.
China was largely isolated from the rest of the world during the height of the Cultural Revolution, but when the upheavals subsided it began to take a more practical foreign policy line.
academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu /core9/phalsall/texts/chinhist.html   (16949 words)

  
 China History | Ancient China History | Modern China History | Recent History of China | Chinese Culture | Chinese ...
China is one of the world's oldest civilizations with a 5,000 year history and many periods of fortune and turmoil.
China has been ruled by 14 major dynasties and a number of smaller factions (and you thought England had a lot of monarchs).
China established the most trade routes and political embassies the world had ever seen in its time.
www.fortuneinchina.com /AncientHistory.htm   (1384 words)

  
 China: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
China is poised to have the world's fourth-largest economy, after the United States, Japan, and Germany.
Discourse on History, Geography, and Law: John Dee and the Limits of the British Empire, 1576-80.
The geographical pivot of history and early twentieth century geopolitical culture.
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