Category Archives: Chinese History

History of Chinese characters

  Chinese characters have had many variants and styles throughout Chinese history. Tens of thousands of ancient written documents are still extant, from oracle bones to Qing edicts. This literary emphasis affected the general perception of cultural refinement in China, e.g. …

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The National Museum

The National Museum of China is located on the east side of Tian’an Men Square in Beijing. It is the largest comprehensive history museum in China. Through display of both material and non-material collections and exhibits, it narrates the history …

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The National Library

The National Library of China is situated in the West of Beijing. Its predecessor was the Capital Library established in 1909. In 1916 the Library started accepting the legal deposit copies of the national publications. In 1928 the Library got …

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The National Museum

The National Museum of China is located on the east side of Tian’an Men Square in Beijing. It is the largest comprehensive history museum in China. Through display of both material and non-material collections and exhibits, it narrates the history …

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The history of Beijing

Some half a million years ago, Beijing man lived in Zhoukoudian, in the southwestern suburbs of Beijing. The climate of that time was warmer and more humid than it is today. Forest and lakes in the area supported large evidence …

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How Mandarin come from

Mandarin is the most popular standard language in China. Mandarin is an English word; in Chinese it was called Putonghua. Because of the vast territory and long history, the pronunciation of Chinese differ in thousands ways, so, it is need …

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Do you Know the Origin on Ching Ming/Cold Food Festival?

Do you Know the Origin on Ching Ming/Cold Food Festival? The Cold Food Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday before the Qingming Festival.It associated with Jie Zi Zhui.寒食节是清明节前的一个传统节日。谈到寒食节,有点历史知识的人,都会联想到历史人物介子椎。 The Cold Food Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday celebrated for three …

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How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in China

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in China Chinese New Year which can be called “Spring Festival” is the most important festival for Chinese people. And it has a long history which can be traced back thousands of years. One …

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Introduction to Beijing, China

Beijing is capital of China. Beijing holds an astonishing range of experiences for the curious and adventurous. The Forbidden City’s red walls and golden roof tiles. Labyrinthine lanes running through low-slung grey brick hutongneighborhoods. Futuristic skyscrapers punctuating the horizon in …

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Chinese new year food traditions

Chinese new year food traditions The Chinese New Year is coming, which is of vital importance to all the Chinese people. All family members come together to eat at this time. Chinese New Year foods are not only delicious but …

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