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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Qing dynasty
Chinese Revolution of 1911 The overthrow of the Manchu QING dynasty and the establishment of a Chinese republic.
Talons and Teeth: County Clerks and Runners in the Qing Dynasty.
have unearthed 41 tombs from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) in Shexian county in...
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 b. The Qing Dynasty. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
In agriculture, the development of faster-ripening strains of rice—30-day growing cycles were achieved in Qing times—made possible larger yields, which in turn meant more crops and the ability to sustain more people from the same amount of land.
Ultimately, the Qing sent an armada to put an end to the Zhengs' attacks on its coast, when Zheng Keshuang (1670–1707), Zheng Jing's son and the last of the Zhengs to control Taiwan, surrendered to the Qing.
Qing military colonies were established in the region.
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  Qing Dynasty - MSN Encarta
The overthrow of the Qing dynasty marked the end of a system of government that China had known since the founding of the Qin (Ch’in) dynasty in 221 bc.
The founders of the Qing dynasty were members of the Jurchen tribes, a nomadic people who hunted, fished, and raised horses in the area that is now northeastern China.
Taking China’s superiority for granted, Qing rulers demanded that foreign countries engage in what has come to be called the “tributary system.” Representatives from foreign states showed their subservience to Chinese rulers by kowtowing (knocking their heads on the ground) before the emperor, and by offering gifts, or tribute.
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  Qing Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Qing Dynasty would be eventually overthrown in the Xinhai Revolution when Empress Dowager Longyu, when faced with massive opposition, abdicated on behalf of the last emperor, Puyi, on February 12, 1912.
The Qing Dynasty was not founded by the Han Chinese, who form the majority of the Chinese population.
The defeat was a rude awakening to the Qing court especially when seen in the context that it occurred a mere three decades after the Meiji reforms set Japan on a course to emulate the Western nations in their economic and technological achievements.
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 Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the second time when the whole of China was ruled by foreigners, the Manchu.
The Qing Dynasty lasted from 1644-1911 A.D. The reigns of the first three emperors of this dynasty were a time of peace and prosperity for China.
The period of peace that followed the ascension of the Qing Dynasty allowed for growth in all areas.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/china/later_imperial_china/qing.html   (1180 words)

  
 Qing art
The art of the Qing emperors Kangxi, Yongzhen and Qianlong is on display at the Royal Academy of Arts in London until April 17, 2006.
Court robes worn by the emperors, a carved lacquer throne and screen, incense burners and metalwork cranes are arranged in a formal court setting typical for the Qing dynasty; cranes are the symbols of long life and the word for "crane" is a homonym for the word for "harmonious".
As the ones of previous dynasties, images of the Qing rulers were intended to be seen by only a small group of the elite.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/art/68/qing_art.htm   (1027 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Qing Dynasty -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Qing Dynasty (In Manchu: daicing gurun; 清朝 1636-1911; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing Dynasty), also called the Manchu Dynasty, was the Manchu ruling dynasty of China between 1644 and 1911.
The Qing Dynasty was founded by the Aisin-Gioro (in Chinese: Aixinjueluo, 愛新覺羅 ai4 xin1 jue2 luo2) family of the Manchus.
Supporters of Chinese nationalism argue that Qing rule over these areas is best described as an extremely high degree of autonomy within a single nation-state, while supporters of Tibetan independence[?] argue that the Qing dynasty was a personal union between many nation-states.
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 Qing Dynasty - MSN Encarta
Heshen was forced to commit suicide, but the dynasty had difficulty recovering from the damage.
Under the benevolent policies of the early Qing rulers, the population grew from 100 million in 1644 to 430 million in 1850.
Because the Qing government had to pay huge indemnities to foreign countries, it lacked funds for social welfare and public works, which would have helped to stabilize and enhance Chinese society.
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 Qing Dynasty in Chinese History
The Qing Dynasty (also known as the Manchu Dynasty) was the second time when the whole of China was ruled by foreigners, the Manchu.
In 1626, the Manchu dynasty formed banner system that would be loyal to the emperor, Chinese bannermen (up to 24) fought alongside the Manchus during its conquests, providing military and personnel supplies to the Manchus that ensured the success of the conquests.
During the T'ang Dynasty, opium was used for medicinal purposes, now it is cause for derelict behavior and the demise of the Chinese society as a whole.
www.dynastiesofasia.com /asian-history-references/qing-dynasty-period-in-chinese-history.htm   (1039 words)

  
 CHRONOLOGY - QING DYNASTY 1644-1912
The success of the Qing dynasty in maintaining the old order proved a liability when the empire was confronted with growing challenges from seafaring Western powers.
Western diplomatic practices were adopted by the Qing, and students were sent abroad by the government and on individual or community initiative in the hope that national regeneration could be achieved through the application of Western practical methods.
After the Qing defeat of the Boxer Rebellion, the dynasty was too weak to survive without reform.
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 Qing Dynasty - Gurupedia
The Qing dynasty (1636-1912) was founded by a Manchu clan, the Aisin Gioro, in what is today northeast China, and went on to extend its control over the Chinese provinces of the Ming dynasty and surrounding territories.
The collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912 brought an end to over 2000 years of imperial history in China and began an extended period of instability, not just at the national level but in many areas of peoples' lives.
During the Qing Dynasty, the Manchus enforced this custom onto the Han population, and any male who was seen without pigtail outdoors was to be beheaded.
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 TCM history - The Qing Dynasty
Much weakened by long wars with the Mongols and harassment by Japan, the Ming dynasty was brought to a close in 1644 by the Manchu chieftains.
The early Qing emperors, especially Kangxi (1662-1722), Yongzheng (1723-35) and Qianlong (1736-96), not only resolved the long conflict between nomads and peasants which had plagued China throughout its history, but also undertook a series of measures to develop the economy, culture and transportation in the frontier areas.
In the Ming dynasty, Wu Youxing's Weiyilun (On Pestilence) of 1642 exerted considerable influence on what is known as the "school of febrile illness" (wenbing).
www.shen-nong.com /eng/history/qing.html   (1635 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | China Recompiles Qing Dynasty History Costing 600 Million Yuan
Throughout Chinese history, it was quite common for a new dynasty to recompile the history of the previous dynasty when its reign began.
Each period of the Qing Dynasty had special features, schemes, and patterns of its own, thus it is not reasonable to renew it with today’s thinking and ways.
Recently, the “Conference of Compiling the History of the Qing Dynasty for Scholars from Both Sides of Taiwan Straits” was held in Beijing, attempting to draw on collective wisdom and absorb useful ideas in order to complete the project.
english.epochtimes.com /news/4-9-10/23177.html   (600 words)

  
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In order to satisfy both the Han and the Mancu, banquets during the Qing Dynasty were divided into two forms-the Han banquet and the Mancu banquet.
The Qing Dynasty emperors were Tungusic Manchus who descended from the Jurchen horsemen occupying the region northeast of China.
In 1899, Wang Yirong, an official under the Qing Dynasty, fell ill. One of the medicaments prescribed by the physician was called "longgu" (dragon bones).
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 Chinese Dynasties
Beginning with the Qin Dynasty, the common characteristic of Chinese rule is that there was one primary leader of China, the head of the Dynasty.
To help further elucidate the nature of a Dynasty, details of the Qing Dynasty, China's last, are presented in a separate table, showing each of the Emperors, and depicting some events that took place during their reign that influenced the future development of China.
There were also two Dynasties that overlapped with this period and the Song Dynasty as follows: Liao 916-1125 A.D.; Western Xia 1038 [1032]-1227 A.D. After the Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China was founded by Sun Yatsen; the Republic of China continues today on Taiwan.
www.itmonline.org /arts/dynasties.htm   (1544 words)

  
 Qing Dynasty - China History - China
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 a Xinhai Revolutionrevolution in 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.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Qing_Dynasty   (4919 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Qing Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Qing Dynasty (Manchu: daicing gurun; Chinese: 清朝 1636-1911; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing Dynasty), also called the Manchu Dynasty, was the ruling dynasty of China, officially the Empire of the Great Qing (大淸帝國), between 1644 and 1911.
As a result, Hong Taiji established the new dynasty of Qing as the successor of the Yuan Dynasty in 1636.
The early Qing imperial military system was a continuation of the Manchu bannermen system developed by Nurhachi and refined by Hong Taiji.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Qing_Dynasty   (3820 words)

  
 Qing Dynasty, China Qing Dynasty History, Ancient Chinese History
The Qing Dynasty, which was founded by the Jurchen (Manchu) people, was the second ethnic group to rule the whole of China.
The early Qing emperors not only resolved the long conflict between nomads and peasants that had plagued China throughout history, but also took a series of measures to develop the economy, culture and transportation in the frontier areas.
The Qing government was forced to sign a series of unreasonable treaties, which demanded China to cede territories, pay indemnities and/or open trading ports.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/history/qing.htm   (1119 words)

  
 Copper Cash of the Qing Dynasty - ²M´Â³qÄ_»É¿ú
In 1644 his son Shih Tsu was made the first emperor of the Qing Dynasty (or Ching Dynasty), which was to rule China until 1911.
Having ascended the throne as the first emperor of the Qing Dynasty in 1644 with the reign title Shun Chih, the Emperor Shih Tsu (Personal Name: Ai Hsin Chiolo Fulin, the 9th son of Abahai.) ordered the minting of two types of Shun Chih T'ung Pao cash coins for general circulation.
It was because the Qing emperors became very weak and failed to provide the necessary leadership from the middle of 18th century.
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 Qing Dynasty
Exactly speaking, the Qing Dynasty lasted from 1644 until the founding of the Republic of China in 1911.
Throughout the reigns of Emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong, the Qing reached its peak.
In the late years of Emperor Qianlong's reign (circa 1792), the Qing Dynasty began its decline, with intensified social conflicts and continuous uprisings.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_22834.htm   (210 words)

  
 ASIA SOCIETY: THE COLLECTION IN CONTEXT
Known as the Qing dynasty, the period of Manchu rule was one of relative peace and economic prosperity.
The Qing rulers were avid patrons of the arts, which flourished in many forms during their reign.
The colors developed in the early part of the Qing period were used throughout the dynasty and continue to be used today in the decoration of porcelains.
www.asiasocietymuseum.com /region_results.asp?RegionID=4&CountryID=12&ChapterID=32   (292 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | China Recompiles Qing Dynasty History Costing 600 Million Yuan
Throughout Chinese history, it was quite common for a new dynasty to recompile the history of the previous dynasty when its reign began.
Each period of the Qing Dynasty had special features, schemes, and patterns of its own, thus it is not reasonable to renew it with today’s thinking and ways.
Recently, the “Conference of Compiling the History of the Qing Dynasty for Scholars from Both Sides of Taiwan Straits” was held in Beijing, attempting to draw on collective wisdom and absorb useful ideas in order to complete the project.
en.epochtimes.com /news/4-9-10/23177.html   (600 words)

  
 Overview of the Qing Dynasty - Associated Content
The Qing dynasty was hesitant to have contact with the West.
In general, the Qing dynasty is marked by conquest, cultural progress, authoritarianism, and an isolated worldview that shunned outside contact.
The Qing leadership had to contend with the Han majority and thus there were measures put into place to help the Qing identify who was who by means of symbols on clothing.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/20946/overview_of_the_qing_dynasty.html   (472 words)

  
 Manchu Qing Dynasty - Part I -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manchu Qing China, in the ensuing hundreds of years, had been mostly occupied with "pleasure-seeking and literature-decoration", a 1916 comment by Japanese Prime Minister in regards to Yuan Shi-kai's death and its influence on the rise and fall of the Republic Of China.
Liao-dong, i.e., the area to the east of Liao-he River, was especially important strategic defence as a result of its leveled span of land that linked to Mongols to the west and northwest, the Jurchens to the east and northeast, and the Koreans to the east and southeast.
Qing Emperor Shunzhi, 9th son of age 6, was selected as the new emperor as a compromise of confrontations between Duo-e-gun, other manchu princes [like Ji-e-ha-lang] and dowager empresses.
www.republicanchina.org /ManchuQing.html   (13942 words)

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