A bust of a bodhisattva, Kucha, Kumtura (Xinjiang), China. 6th-7th century CE. (Musée Guimet, Paris)
Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, c. 550--60
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=8jFxkEQacVA Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern...
Building the Great Wall
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great...
Burial of the dead is the act of placing the corpse of a dead person in a tomb constructed for that purpose or in...
Chang’an, located near modern Xian in Shaanxi Province, was the capital of several dynasties of ancient China from...
Chang'e Flees to the Moon
Colour woodblock print by Yoshitoshi from 19th century CE Japan, showing the Chinese woman Chang'e journeying to the moon...
Chariots in Chinese Warfare
The chariot was used in Chinese warfare from around 1250 BCE but enjoyed its heyday between the 8th and 5th century...
China during Wu Zetian's Reign
Map of China showing the Wu Zetian's empire c. 700 CE.
China Warlords, 2nd-3rd century CE.
A map showing the territories of the main Chinese warlords at the fall of the Han dynasty in the early 3rd century CE...
China: A History, Volume I From Neolithic Cultures through the Great Qing Empire
China: A History Volume I - From Neolthic Cultures through the Great Qing Empire by Harold M. Tanner is very clear history...