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I would like some facts about Chinese dynasties!?
We're doing a timeline project on it in history class and now I'm actually really interested, lol!.
I already know a lot about them, but if anyone knows anything else I might have missed!.!.!.that would be so great!.
I'm looking for facts about these dynasties:
Tsin of Chin
Five Dynasties & Ten Kingdoms
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Hsia , semilegendary first dynasty of China, which ruled, according to traditional dates, from c!.2205 BC to c!.1766 BC or, according to some modern scholars, from c!.1994 BC to c!.1523 BC This dynasty is said to have been founded by Yu, the culture hero of China who built canals to control floods and then divided the reclaimed land!. Scanty archaeological remains suggest that the people had domestic animals, wheat and millet, the potter's wheel, bronze weapons, and war chariots!. The Hsia dynasty was succeeded by the Shang , the first historic dynasty of China!.
Bibliography: See L!. Chi, Beginnings of Chinese Civilization (1957); Chang Kwang-chi, Archaeology of Ancient China (rev!. and enl!. ed!. 1968)!.
The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition
Li Shang-yin , 813!?-858, Chinese poet!. Of his 598 extant works, the best known are untitled love poems that describe in rich, sensuous detail scenes of beautiful courtesans languishing in ornate boudoirs!. Li also wrote more conventional poems—verses to friends and family, political satires, depictions of particular objects—and parallel prose essays!. Bibliography: See study by J!. J!. Y!. Liu (1969)!. !.!.!.
Read more: http://www!.encyclopedia!.com/topic/Li_Sha!.!.!.
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Professor George William Skinner lived for decades in China, and his book "City in Late Imperial China" makes one highly significant point, among many others: the strength of any particular post-Confucian dynasty was in its honest merit-based system of examinations, which tended to direct upward the "best and the brightest" talent, regardless of prior status!. Dr!. Skinner was among the first to describe, per much documentation, that as corruption in the civil service system increased, e!.g!. cronyism, nepotism, etc!., within 1-3 generations, that post-Confucian dynasty lost power and a new dynasty, again with more pure or uncorrupted Confucian ideals, would rise to take its place!. Thus the Chinese culture has been about the most stable in the world!.
You might enjoy "Nineteen Ways of Looking at Wang Wei," Weinberger and Paz, as it gives you the opportunity to write your own version/way of looking at Wang Wei's classic four-line poem!.
"A Philosophy of Universality," O!. M!. Aivanhov, is also generally good!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
I have found you this document about the Timeline of Chinese Historic Dinastries!.
Please click and read the document provided at source below!. I've found this is a very well-organinzed and effective document for your academic project!.
Wish you all the best luck!.
Since we don't know what you know, how are we to know what you missed!? And besides, a few thousand years of Chinese history is just a WEE bit too much for a Yahoo Answer!.
I suggest you google each one and see what you "missed" that way!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
In the records, the Hsia (c!.3500-1760 BC) are legendary, but archaeologists have identified them with a culture found in the Yellow river valley!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
I can't remember much about them but!.!.!.
Look up "The Mandate of Heaven" in google!.
It was very important in the changing of Chinese dynasties!.
Wiki wiki wikipedia if you have to site your source then not a good idea!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
They speak Chinese!.Www@QuestionHome@Com