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    The traditional Chinese name for the country, Zhong-gue date back the Xia dynasty in C. 2205-1700BCE. The rule both by anarchy and foreign rule. Just live preview history we study. Chinese also believe that their deceased ancestors continue to exist in spiritual world and they can give their descendants access to god. They commonly divide every as part of yin and yang. Chinese transition from hunter and gather begin the Neolithic Period (C.7000-2250 BCE). The art that was known for its characteristic and value at the time were jade. They include replication of animal, weapons, and geometric form bi and cong. One Example, Jade cong ( c. 2000BCE). It was just a rectangular piece of black jade. What did it mean? After jade was the Bronze age.…

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    The Xia Dynasty

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    The Xia Dynasty was the first to rule China as the higher power of the time. They were along the Huang He River. They created a way to control the Huang He River. They had no written records and only used oral when they passed on history. This is why we do not know a lot about the Xia Dynasty. They had 15 emperors and a lot of up and downs being the first dynasty. They changed their country into a slave society from a primitive society. Their last emperor was not a good one and used his rights…

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    shake the walls. Underneath the three layers of blankets, Jingyan wiped away any traces of tears and guessed that Xia Jiang was the only one who would dare to abuse his door like that. The additional servants that Xia Jiang stationed in his court would tell the warlord that Jingyan always slept with his windows and door closed, but never left his bedroom. Jingyan declared a strict policy in his court that no one was allowed to bother him when he slept and he'd assigned the servant boy with a…

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    Xia was born into a horrible breeding facility in the Himalayas along side her beloved brother Xiu. The two were nothing special really, they didn't come from notable bloodlines like some of the other hounds being housed there but they were beautiful little fluff balls. They never knew their sire and only knew their mother until they were old enough to be plucked from her to start their training. Right from the start little Xia had a strong dependency on her brother finding it hard to be…

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    During the 11th century B.C.E, the Shang dynasty was replaced by Zhou dynasty in China. This new dynasty remained in power for several centuries, as it did not fall until 222 B.C.E. (Duiker, 61). While the Zhou kings retained much of the power that was present in the Shang dynastic period, a new idea, called the “Mandate of Heaven,” was introduced that altered the political landscape and ideas of power in general. Under this new way of thinking, kings were not divine beings themselves, but…

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    Wardhaugh terms language as a “communal possession”: an entity that belongs to a certain group of people. However, it can be argued that scripted language is not only a possession but also evidence of the existence of a people and culture: the absence of any written records from the Xia dynasty keeps us from acknowledging it as China’s first historical dynasty. Scripted language disguised as inscriptions on oracle bones or streaked characters in the foreground of modern artwork, carry forward…

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    In the year of 1600 BC to approximately 256 BC, many dynasties were involved in the history of China’s Yellow River Valley. The Yellow River was used by everyone advantages as a source of food, and water supplies. Those dynasties are Shang dynasty, Xia dynasty and Zhou dynasty, three dynasties that connect to create a better province among their people. Areas that generates these dynasties of, spiritual influence, territorial control and governing, regional differences, cultural ideas on…

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    • The Yangshao culture was first excavated in 1921, it lasted to c. 2700B.C.E. - Farmers grew millet, wheat, and rice, and domesticated pigs, dogs, goats and perhaps horses. - They lived mostly in river valleys, and villages were often surrounded by walls for protection. • Soon larger political units were created and the Xia, Shang, and Zhou dynasties came to be. - The Traditional chronological dating suggests that one succeeded another. - Capitals were frequently shifted…

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    the longest lasting dynasties in China’s long history. My dynasty, which actually stretched from 1046-256 BC, saw a great deal of changes and advances. The dynasty was even divided into two separate time periods. The West Zhou Dynasty and the East Zhou Dynasty. This was because in 770 the capital was shifted towards the East as it was deemed safer there, as they ocean created a wonderful natural barriers from invaders. The Zhou Dynasty is one of the most interesting times to be alive during. I…

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    One of China’s first and most important cultures, is the Zhou Dynasty that lasted for almost a century from around 1122 BCE to 256 BCE -in the Neolithic era- succeeding the Shang Dynsaty. Although marked by periods of territorial strength and weakness, it was also a phase of flourishing literary works. The Book of Lord Shang, dating from 338 BCE is undoubtedly one of them. This collection of the works of Lord Shang, composed of approximately 25 sections of which some are lost, have been compiled…

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