1,000 Characters of Happiness
The 1,000 Characters of Happiness are Chinese logographic images rendered in traditional caligraphy. They are on display...
5 Things You May Not Know About the Terra Cotta Army
This is an accurate website from the History Channel on the Terracotta Warriors of ancient China. From the Site...
56 – The Origins of China: peking Man, Five Emperors & Three Sovereigns
“The Tî said, ‘I will try him; I will wive him, and thereby see his behaviour with my two daughters.’ (Accordingly...
57 – The Xia Dynasty
“Everything under heaven is mine. I am like the sun in the sky, and can the sun be destroyed?” – King Jie, of...
58 – The Shang Dynasty
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59 – The Zhou Dynasty
The Zhou might be the longest dynasty in Chinese history, but that’s not entirely accurate! Their rule is divided into...
60 – The Spring and Autumn Period: Han, Jin, Qi, Yan & Zhao dynasties
Who says you can’t condense 300 years of interstate fighting amongst hundreds of states into a near 20 minute episode...
62 – The Fortunes of Qin
Let’s start 2015 off with one of the best historical stories out of this time period! How does Qin go from a weird backwards...
9b. Shang Dynasty — China's First Recorded History
Recorded history in China begins with the Shang dynasty. Scholars today argue about when the dynasty began, with opinions...
A Chinese Servant Statue
A servant statue, Western Han Period (206 BCE – 9 CE). Cernuschi Museum, Paris, France.