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  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.
Chinese historians living in later periods were accustomed to the notion of one dynasty succeeding another, but the actual political situation in early China is known to have been much more complicated.
The Chinese armies conquered Annam (安南) while the Chinese fleet sailed the China seas and the Indian Ocean, cruising as far as the east coast of Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_China   (5781 words)

 Electronic Passport to Chinese History
The Chinese people supported their rulers because of what they called the Mandate of Heaven.
During the Han Dynasty, the Chinese invented paper, writers recorded the history of their land, and the Chinese first learned of Buddhism.
Chinese defenses were strengthened by creating the Great Wall.
www.mrdowling.com /613chinesehistory.html   (869 words)

 Nabataean Travel: Chinese History
Ancient Chinese history was written mostly by members of the wealthy ruling class who provided their head of state with information to guide or justify his policies.
Another recurrent theme in Chinese history is that of the Chinese struggle against the threat posed to their safety and way of life by non-Chinese peoples on the margins of their territory.
Chinese civilization, as described in mythology, begins with Pangu, the creator of the universe, and a succession of legendary sage-emperors and culture heroes who taught the ancient Chinese to communicate and to find sustenance, clothing, and shelter.
www.nabataea.net /china2.html   (3922 words)

 Timeline of Chinese history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a timeline of the history of China:
For a summary table of the dynasties in chinker history and their dates, check here.
Comparative timeline of Chinese, Japanese and Korean historical events (in Japanese)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_Chinese_history   (409 words)

It is also evidence of the level of literacy and education as well as the organization of government.
The Mongols slowly release their hold on the government and by the end of the dynasty, the Chinese are back in official positions.
The "Boxers" are a group of Chinese that want to rid China of the western influence.
blue.butler.edu /~jfmcgrat/china/timeline.htm   (3860 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - A Brief Timeline of Chinese History
Much of his rule was troubled by rebellion, and also by the defeat of Chinese forces by invading Arabs at the Battle of Talas in 751.
However, many notable aspects of Chinese culture originated in his reign, including the writing of books, manufacture of porcelain, and the drinking of tea as a recreational (rather than medicinal) beverage.
The Mongols are a massive topic in the history of almost any Old World civilization and complete coverage of them and their conquests would stretch this entry beyond a reasonable length.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A2122507   (3293 words)

 BUBL LINK: Chinese history
Browsable and searchable timeline of events in the history of China from 500,000 BC to the present.
Aforementioned documents describe the experiences of Chinese immigrants in California, including the nature of inter-ethnic tensions and highlight the specific contributions of Chinese immigrants to commerce and business, architecture and art, agriculture, industry, and cultural and social life in California.
Detailed handbook describing the history of China and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
bubl.ac.uk /link/c/chinesehistory.htm   (585 words)

 Chinese Historical Society of Southern California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to the Census of 5,728 citizens, 172 are Chinese.
New wave of Chinese immigrants tend to settle outside of New Chinatown.
The Friends of the Museum of Chinese American History is formed with representatives from El Pueblo, the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California and the local community.
www.chssc.org /timeline.html   (697 words)

 Ancient China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ancient Chinese are known for their many inventions and technological advancements including the development of writing, a calendar, gunpowder, printing, silk, paper, and the compass.
Chinese is the center of gunpower, firecrackers, and other explosives.
A common stereotype is that the Chinese traditionally lack scientific and technological ability, although, somehow, they stumbled upon papermaking, printing, gunpowder, and the mariner's compass.
www.42explore2.com /china.htm   (2121 words)

 Chronology of Asian American History
Chinese in Hawaii establish a funeral society, their first community association in the islands.
U.S. decides that Chinese born in the U.S. can't be stripped of their citizenship.
Chinese reformers Kang Youwei and Liang Qichao tour North America to recruit members for the Baohuanghui.
web.mit.edu /21h.153j/www/chrono.html   (2137 words)

 China WWW sites
The Brooklyn College Chinese Culture Page is the on-line segment of the college's Chinese Studies courses.
Classical Historiography for Chinese History is authored by Professor Benjamin Elman of UCLA.
Digital Chinese Library is sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies Library at UC Berkeley.
orpheus.ucsd.edu /chinesehistory/othersites.html   (652 words)

 Websites with Credible Chinese History References - Asia Finest Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Condensed China is an introduction to Chinese history.
A brief outline of the history of Chinese mathematics.
Chinese history, timelines, maps, and Chronology of dynasties and emperors.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=21383   (364 words)

 computersmiths' History of Chinese Invention and Discovery
One of the great secrets of history is the immense contribution of Chinese society, including technology, to the Western world.
Timeline indicates technology developing in China, and the approximations for Western civilization refer to some form of the discovery observed later.
As I collect information and resources on Chinese invention and discovery, I would be happy to collaborate with other authors.
www.computersmiths.com /chineseinvention   (1356 words)

 DragonSeed Legacy - China History Forum, online chinese history forum
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.
This is unfortunate, due in part to the ignorance of the Chinese of their own history.
Emerging from the transitory period of the late 19-20th century, China as a country and as a culture was in turmoil.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=972   (1159 words)

 Timeline of Major Events in Chinese Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
• The T'ang dynasty (618-907) was the Golden Age of Chinese Buddhism.
To combat these trends arose a remarkable monk, T'ai-hsu (1898-1947) who was able to rally his fellow religionists and to initiate a program of reform.
On the national scale he organised a Chinese Buddhist Society in 1929.
www.buddhanet.net /e-learning/history/chin_timeline.htm   (755 words)

 Chinese Americans in Los Angeles
The Chinese Massacre, as it was called, remains one of the most serious incident of racial violence that has ever occurred in Los Angeles and the American West.
Although professionals were small in number, Chinese also worked as herbalists, dentists, a doctor, a lawyer, interpreters, jewelers, a movie renter and even actors.
The Chinese origins of many of these people, who have migrated at least twice in their lives, are Quongdong, Chieu Chow, Amoy and Fukien.
www.camla.org /history.htm   (735 words)

 ArtLex on Chinese art
Making generalizations about the visual culture of any group of people is a crude endeavor, especially with a culture as diverse as China's.
With this thought in mind, know that this survey, as any must be, is tremendously limited in its breadth and depth.
The emblems reserved for the emperor's ceremonial robes were the twelve imperial symbols seen on this garment: sun, moon, constellation, mountain, pair of dragons, bird, cups, water weed, millet, fire, ax, and the symmetrical "fu" symbol.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/c/chinese.html   (501 words)

 Timeline of Chinese history
King Zheng was born in 259 and died in 210 B.C. at age 50.
Japan copied much of Tang culture and institutions, and adopted Chinese characters as her form of written language.
Ming conquered by nomads from Manchuria, China once again under non-Chinese rule; culture flourished, but conservatism eventually led to the dynasty's demise; western powers, Russia and Japan defeated China to impose their requests for trade and other advantages; nationalistic revolutionaries led by Sun Yatsen overthrew Qing in 1911 and ended the last dynasty of China.
www.heritageeast.com /history/timeline.htm   (1040 words)

 Chinese history timeline
While there was a great deal of political activity occurring during this period, most of it, consisting as it was of various wars between different kingdoms (one of the great novels of China, The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, is about this period), was not terribly important to the later development of China.
Despite the fact that the royal houses of Sui and succeeding Tang were not entirely Han Chinese, both of these dynasties are considered to be Chinese.
While in many ways, the Yuan was a disaster, the reluctance of the Mongols to hire educated Chinese for governmental posts resulted in a remarkable cultural flowering; for example, Beijing Opera was invented during the Yuan.
www.chinavoc.com /history/index.asp   (774 words)

 Chinese Historical Society of Southern California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition, information on the Chinese buried and disinterred as listed in the Burial Registers will be presented.
Wednesday, April 5, is an opportunity for CHSSC members, friends, and the community to come hear from someone closely involved in the discovery and research of these long forgotten graves of early Chinese Angelinos.
Chinese Americans and WW II In their own words, L.A.'s Chinese American servicemen tell how World War II changed their lives.
www.chssc.org   (410 words)

 A Hotlist on Chinese Inventions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Timeline: Inventions - A CNN.com site with information on Chinese inventions such as paper money, gunpowder, etc...
History of the Compass - Information on development of the magnetic compass.
Chinese Inventions and remedies - A site with a wide variety of inventions covering a large time span.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listchinesemr.html   (296 words)

 Timelines Math-- Science -- History -- Art
It can be used to explore the history art but also the history of civilization.
American History TimeLine - This is a list of links to American History Timelines from the Smithsonian Institution.
Era and Timeline of Chinese History - This is an extensive timeline of Chinese History (most in chinese text)
www.edinformatics.com /data/timeline.htm   (472 words)

The Yuan dynasty established by his grandson rules the Chinese.
In 1840 the Chinese fought a war against the British and lost.
A civil war was fought for many years between the nationalists who wanted to keep the republic and the communists.
www.kidcyber.com.au /topics/chinahist.htm   (343 words)

 China Research Page by History Link 101
History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.
Chinese Dynastic History By Paul Halsall from Brooklyn College.
Chinese Math One page on the development of math in China.
www.historylink101.com /china/china_research.htm   (262 words)

 History of China: Timeline of Ancient Chinese History
History of China, with a detailed timeline of the ancient chinese history.
China, representing one of the earliest civilizations in the world, has a recorded history of about 3,600 years.
During the long period of historical development, the industrious, courageous, and intelligent Chinese people of all nationalities collectively created a great civilization.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/history   (264 words)

 C&T Chinese Civilization
If all you need is a way to put it all into chronological perspective, visit this Chinese History Timeline, a basic timeline to the major periods of Chinese history.
Historical maps of China may be helpful in your investigation of Chinese civilization.
Harvard has put together a basic timeline of Modern Chinese History between the years of 1839 and 1949.
www.butler.edu /cnt/Chinese_Civilization.htm   (588 words)

 Chinese Culture:
Referred to as the world's first computer, this 600 year old calculating device is still used as an effective calculator in many parts of Asia.
February 12, 2002 begins the year of the Horse in Chinese Astrology.
The next level involves understanding why a painting is good and which aspects are most pleasing to the eye.
qi-journal.com /culture.asp   (213 words)

 ancient chinese history - infos
NOTE: Clicking on the Chinese characters for each of the dynasty will bring up a list of the emperors (in Chinese) for each of the respective dynasty.
History of China: Timeline of Ancient Chinese History
Primary sources are Mikami's The Development of Mathematics in China and Japan and Li Yan and Du Shiran's Chinese Mathematics, a Concise History.
www.angelfire.com /alt2/ang1/8/ancient-chinese-history.html   (181 words)

 Timeline of Chinese history of almost 4000 years
Timeline of Chinese history of almost 4000 years
and found the first unified feudal empire in Chinese history, proclaiming himself Shi Huang Di, or the First Emperor of Qin Dynasty.
Mongols driven out by native Chinese, Mongolia captured by 2nd Ming emperor; period of architectural development; Beijing flourished as new capital.
www.heritageeast.com /timeline.htm   (568 words)

 East Asian Library, University of Kansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States by National Archives and Records Administration
Chinese in St. Louis (English abstract), sponsored by Chinese Culture and Education Foundation, by Ping Linghu
Era and timeline of Chinese history in Chinese by Seke Wei
www.lib.ku.edu /eastasia/explore/china/chistory.shtml   (226 words)

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