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    The Taiping Rebellion

    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 dynasty and the millenarian movement of the Heavenly Kingdom of Peace.

    Bao Si abuses the use of warning beacons

    Bao Si (Chinese: 褒姒) was the concubine of the ancient Chinese sovereign King You of Zhou. She was considered one of the most beautiful Chinese women ever.

    Literary Inquisition in the Qing Dynasty

    The literary inquisition (文字獄; literally: "imprisonment due to writings") or speech crime (以言入罪) refers to official persecution of intellectuals for their writings in imperial China. The Inquisition took place under each of the dynasties ruling China, although the Qing was particularly notorious for the practice.

    The influence of An Lushan Rebellion

    The An Lushan Rebellion was a devastating rebellion against the Tang dynasty of China. The rebellion overtly began on 16 December 755, when general An Lushan declared himself emperor in Northern China, thus establishing...

    Yellow Turban Rebellion

    The Yellow Turban Rebellion was a peasant revolt in China against the Han dynasty. The uprising broke out in the year 184 during the reign of Emperor Ling. It took 21 years until the uprising...

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    In the traditional Chinese Confucian view of the world, China is the Middle Kingdom between heaven and Earth, and everywhere else on Earth is subordinate to some degree.


    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...

    History walks into future

      We live in a world of constant changes. History is a mirror. To know about the future and what actions we should take, we...

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