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    Banquet at Hongmen

    Xiang Yu's troops came to Hangu Pass in former Qin territory. The pass was guarded by (Liu Bang's) soldiers so could not get through. Apart from this, it was said that Pei Gong...

    Trump outraged South Koreans by saying Korea used to be part of China. Is...

    A firestorm has erupted on South Korean social media after Trump said during an interview with The Wall Street Journal, “Korea actually used to be a part of China.” The Wall Street Journal published the story on April 12,...

    The Taiping Rebellion

    The Taiping Rebellion or Taiping Civil War (太平天国运动, literally "Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Movement") was a massive rebellion or civil war in China that lasted from 1850 to 1864 fought between the established Manchu-led Qing...

    Reforms in the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

    The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (太平天国) was an oppositional state in China from 1851 to 1864, supporting the overthrow of the Qing dynasty by Hong Xiuquan and his followers. The unsuccessful war it waged against the...

    Destruction Of Chinese Books In The Peking Siege Of 1900

    PAPER The destruction of cultural treasures has attracted the fascination of scholars for centuries and no more than in modern times. Since before Alexandria, the effects of natural and human disasters on books and libraries...

    British expedition to Tibet (1903–1904)

    The authorities in British India renewed their interest in Tibet in the late 19th century, and a number of Indians entered the region, first as explorers and then as traders. Treaties regarding Tibet were...

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    Life and Society of Song Dynasty

    The Song dynasty was an era of administrative sophistication and complex social organization. Some of the largest cities in the world were found in China...

    Reforms in the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

    The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (太平天国) was an oppositional state in China from 1851 to 1864, supporting the overthrow of the Qing dynasty by Hong Xiuquan...

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