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Chinese History Topics


Home to Beginners

Beginners in Chinese history and culture are welcome to post your questions here.

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Discrepancies between Johns... - last post by AKN

General Discussion

Post and discuss anything general about Chinese history here.

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Chinese culture vs. "Al... - last post by vorbei

Chinese Ethnic Groups and Peoples

  1. Ethnic Minorities of China,
  2. Chinese Family Ancestry,
  3. Chinese Anthropology

Discuss China's ethnic groups, or peoples related to Chinese history, such as Xiongnu, Xianbei, Turks, Khitan, Jurchen, Mongols, Manchus etc.

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Shang Dynasty and the Chu W... - last post by vorbei

Ancient Chinese Arsenal

Discussions about ancient Chinese weapons, armour, warships and war machinery.

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Chinese arquebus/musket web... - last post by Shiang

Chinese Military History

Discuss Chinese Military History or Ancient Chinese Military, including military units, organizations, formations etc.

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Han vs. Rome: Military Comp... - last post by Feje

Chinese Art of War

Discuss Chinese Art of War, including Chinese military treatises, strategy, tactics, military thoughts etc.

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Qin Dynasty bow found intact - last post by Mei Houwang

Chinese Martial Arts

Discuss anything about Chinese Martial Arts, including its history, various martial art schools, fighting style etc.

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Chinese origin of Sumo - last post by Borjigin Ayurbarwada

Chinese Archaeology

Come here to view, post or discuss anything related to Archaeology in China, including any latest news, research and discoveries.

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Chinese Geography

Discuss anything related to the Geography of Mainland China, Taiwan and Hongkong, such as cities, provinces, mountains, rivers, vegetations, population, industry etc.

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Do you know of any good doc... - last post by ahxiang