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Chinese History By Dynasty Period


Prehistory to Qin

  1. Prehistory, Xia and Shang

Discuss prehistoric China and the history of the Xia, Shang, Western Zhou, Eastern Zhou (i.e. Spring-Autumn and Warring States) and Qin dynasties (c. 2070-206 BC).

  • 534 topics
  • 5,766 replies
Duke Huan of Qi - last post by light


Discuss the Western Han, Xin, and Eastern Han Dynasties up to the death of Emperor Ling (206 BC-188 AD).

  • 306 topics
  • 3,201 replies
Donghai commandery administ... - last post by Jaak

Three Kingdoms

Discuss the history of the late Eastern Han civil wars and the Three Kingdoms (189-280 AD)

  • 351 topics
  • 5,949 replies
weapons and armor in the Th... - last post by yalokinh

Age of Fragmentation

Discuss the history of the Western and Eastern Jin, 16 States, and Northern and Southern Dynasties (280-589 AD)

  • 107 topics
  • 1,120 replies
Comparing the Fall of Rome... - last post by Jetdata

Sui and Tang

Discuss the history of the Sui and Tang dynasties (581-907 AD)

  • 263 topics
  • 2,745 replies
Could Emperor Taizong have... - last post by johnsyldo

Five Dynasties, Liao, Song, Western Xia, Jin and Yuan

Discuss the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, and the Liao, Song, Western Xia, Jin and Yuan Dynasties (907-1368 AD)

  • 325 topics
  • 3,254 replies
Yuan - Chinese Dynasty? - last post by Shiang


Discuss the history of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD)

  • 308 topics
  • 3,750 replies
Spanish and Chinese empires... - last post by lady


Discuss the history of the Qing dynasty (1636-1911 AD)

  • 629 topics
  • 5,694 replies
Wang Cong'er - last post by Shinko

Republic and People's Republic

Discuss modern Chinese history from 1912 to the death of Deng Xiaoping in 1997, including the Republic of China on Taiwan from 1949 to 2000. [Current Affair Topics NOT ALLOWED here!]

  • 747 topics
  • 9,680 replies
Chinese Civil War 1945-1949 - last post by ahxiang