Ancient China Timeline

McGill, Sara Ann
August 2017
Ancient China Timeline;8/1/2017, p1
Presents a chronology of significant events in the history of China, from 4000 BC to 1949 AD. Accomplishments of the Shang, Chou, Han, and other dynasties; Impact of the Ming Dynasty on Chinese government; Foreign and domestic affairs during the Manchu Dynasty period; Eventual collapse of the dynastic system of government.


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