History of China Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach History of China.

  • 5 Student Essays
  • 15 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The History of China Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (15)

1,721 words, approx. 6 pages
Cheng Hao CHENG HAO (1032–1085) and his younger brother Cheng Yi were two of the most important thinkers of Song dynasty (960–1279) China, and their writings in such fields as cosmology,... Read more
1,810 words, approx. 7 pages
Cheng Yi CHENG YI (1033–1107), like his older brother Cheng Hao, was one of the most important figures in the history of Chinese thought. He spent most of his life accompanying his father or br... Read more
7,921 words, approx. 27 pages
China and the World Trade Organization: Values in Conflict The Conflict The People's Republic of China has applied for membership in the World Trade Organization. As the application winds throu... Read more
5,542 words, approx. 19 pages
China and Asean Agree to Free Trade Area: but Why? The Conflict On November 6, 2001, China and the ten countries that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to set up a new... Read more
15,743 words, approx. 53 pages
Tang and Song Dynasties. There were more scientific and technological achievements in the Song dynasty (960- 1279) than in the Tang dynasty (618-907) because the two dynasties had completely different... Read more
1,622 words, approx. 6 pages
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23,372 words, approx. 78 pages
Important Role. From the Tang dynasty (618-907) to the Ming period (1368-1644), several religions and philosophies played important roles in justifying political power, establishing administrative aut... Read more
20,305 words, approx. 68 pages
Foodstuffs. The old reliable foodstuffs—millet, rice, pork, beans, chicken, plums, spring onions, and bamboo shoots—remained popular in Tang times (618-907). Wheat vastly increased in impo... Read more
28,536 words, approx. 96 pages
Family Institution. Significant, but gradual, changes in family institutions occurred during the imperial period of China. Family/kinship systems were in a state of flux—one of constant transfor... Read more
19,419 words, approx. 65 pages
Dynastic Changes. Chinese history from 617 to 1644 can be divided into several major dynastic periods. The Tang dynasty (618-907) marked significant military and administrative achievements in Chinese... Read more
18,293 words, approx. 61 pages
Land System. The large amounts of land concentrated in the hands of the great families contributed to the collapse of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.). Realizing that unequal land ownership was a... Read more
31,232 words, approx. 105 pages
Art. The artworks of the Tang dynasty (618-907) are romantic, optimistic, and energetic. Buddhist influences led to the development of vigorous and colorful figure painting, such as the religious work... Read more
13,784 words, approx. 46 pages
Natural Barriers. Communication networks via rivers and mountain passes were scarce in China. While the natural lines of communication that went from east to west were only partly usable, there was an... Read more
6,594 words, approx. 22 pages
Terrain. China Proper is an immense mountainous area bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the east and south, the massive Himalaya and Pamir mountain ranges to the west and southwest, and the steppes to th... Read more
22,839 words, approx. 77 pages
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