Daily life in Ancient China
From Minnesota State University e-museum.Ancient Chinese history
from mythological times up until the imperial dynasties. Detailed
articles, maps, pictures and a detailed timeline.
Exploring Ancient World
Cultures - China
History of China
links (China - ancient history)
Qin Shi Huang, First Emperor of China
Encyclopedia dot com: Quin Shi Huang-Di
BBC News Magazine: Qin Shi Huang: The ruthless emperor who burned books
The British Museum: Leaders and Rulers - Qin Shihuangdi
There are three pages of information on this site,
be sure to check further along for information about legalism.
A range of inventions: writing, porcelain, gunpowder, abacus, spinning wheel, etc., with approximate date of invention, a brief description and importance or impact today. http://www.vhinkle.com/china/inventions.html
Inventions, Innovations, and Other Contributions from Ancient China
Ten Great Ancient Chinese Inventions
These include the seed drill, row planting, compass, iron plow, ship's rudder and others.
Timeline of Chinese Inventions
Timeline also indicates the approximate time when the item or invention was received in the West
Inventors and Inventions from China and Taiwan
Great Chinese Inventions
How Chinese thinkers and tinkers changed the world
Chinese Inventors and Inventions
China: Ancient Arts and Sciences
This is part of a series that examines Chinese belief systems: how people think and behave, philosophically and religiously.
Understanding Religion in late Imperial China - 1644-1911. This database looks at the origins of Buddhism.
This databases look at the history of Taoism and have quick links which are easily accessed.