The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China

The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China

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The Han Dynasty created a Chinese empire that endures to this day. important political and technological innovations
The Han Dynasty created an enduring Chinese empire comparable to the Roman Empire. In this book, narrative chapters, biographical sketches, and translated primary documents give readers a unique overview of this important founding dynasty.

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The Han dynasty (202 BCE to 220 CE) was the first to spread beyond its North China home, say Hardy (history, U. of North Carolin-Asheville) and Kinney (Chinese, U. of Virginia), and become an empire ruling peoples of different language, religions, and customs from Korea to Vietnam and from Tibet to the Pacific Ocean. They examine how the empire came into being and laid the foundation for later Chinese regimes from political, geographical, material, and cultural perspectives. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Examines the Han empire from political, geographical, material, and cultural perspectives.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780313325885
031332588X
Branch Call Number: 931.04 HAR
Characteristics: xviii, 170 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kinney, Anne Behnke

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