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A New History of the HumanitiesThe Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present$

Rens Bod

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199665211

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665211.001.0001

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(p.366) Appendix B The Most Important Chinese Dynasties

(p.366) Appendix B The Most Important Chinese Dynasties

Source:
A New History of the Humanities
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Oxford University Press

Xia Dynasty

2100–1600 BCE

Shang Dynasty

1600–1045 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1045–256 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221–206 BCE

Han Dynasty

Western Han Dynasty

202 BCE–9 CE

Eastern Han Dynasty

25–220

Period of Disunity

221–589

Jin Dynasty

265–316

Eastern Jin Dynasty

317–420

Wei Dynasty

386–534

Sui Dynasty

589–618

Tang Dynasty

618–907

Period of Five Dynasties and

Ten Kingdoms

907–960

Song Dynasty

960–1279

Yuan Dynasty

1272–1368

Ming Dynasty

1368–1644

Qing Dynasty

1644–1911

Republic of China

1912–present (since 1919 in Taiwan)

People’s Republic of China

1949–present