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Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (9): Establishment of People's Republic of China and the Humanitarian Disasters

15. THE CHINESE REVOLUTION II: COMMUNISTThe Communist PartyThe Chinese Communist party is the primary political force in China. Unlike parties in Western democracies, it is a tightly organized moveme...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (8): Republic of China

14. THE CHINESE REVOLUTION I: NATIONALISTThe Revolution of 1911In the industrial city of Wuhan, a soldiers' group with only a loose connection to Sun's alliance rose in rebellion in the early morning...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (7):Qing Dynasty - from Kang-Qian Golden Age to the Humiliation by Foreign Powers

13. THE CHING DYNASTY (1644-1911)Like the Mongols in the 13th century, the Manchus (formerly the Juchen) were barbarians who succeeded in ruling the whole of China, but, unlike the 13th-century conqu...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (6): Ming Dynasty

12. THE MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)Having restored Chinese rule to China, the first Ming emperor tried to model his rule after that of the Han, but the Ming fell far short of the Han's accomplishments. ...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (5): Yuan Dynasty,Mongol Rule of China and Marco Polo

11. THE YUAN (Mongol) DYNASTY (1279-1368)The Mongols were the first of the northern barbarians to rule all of China. After creating an empire that stretched across the Eurasian continent and occupyin...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (4): Song Dynasty (Northern Song and Southern Song)

10. THE SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)Over 300 years of Song history is divided into the two periods of Northern and Southern Song. Because of the barbarian occupation of northern China the second half of t...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (3):Three Kingdoms,Period of Disunity,Sui Dynasty,Tang Dynasty

7. THE PERIOD OF DISUNITY (220-581)After the fall of the Later Han, the Chinese Empire remained divided for three and a half centuries. The first half-century began with the domination of the Three K...

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China political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (2):Qin Empire and Han Empire

5. QIN EMPIRE (221-206 BC)After nearly 900 years, the Zhou Dynasty came to an end when the state of Qin, the strongest of the seven surviving warring states, unified China and established the first e...

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Political history

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Political History of China (1): Early History,Shang Dynasty,Zhou Dynasty

1. HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTINUITYA significant aspect of China is its long cultural and national history. The Chinese people have shared a common culture longer than any other group on Earth. The...

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Chronological outline

Chinese History | Oct 2, 2010 AM

A Chronological Outline of History of China

BCE 5000 Neolithic cultures, 3000 Xia/Hsia Dynasty (ca. 2200-1750)1800 Shang Dynasty (ca. 1750-1100) One of the Three Dynasties, or San Dai (Xia, Shang, and Zhou), thought to mark the beginning of...

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