Tag : History

Ancient Chinese History: Western and Eastern Zhou

Below is a student Research Paper about Ancient Chinese History. “Zhou and the Mandate of Heaven Shao Announcements,” Book of Documents “Ah! August Heaven has changed his principal son and has revoked the Mandate of this great state of Yin [i.e. Shang dynasty]. When a king receives the Mandate, without is the grace thereof, but also without limit is the anxiety of it. Ah! How can he fail to be reverently careful!” Saturday, September 8, 12 Western Zhou dynasty, 1045-771 BCE  […]

Ancient Chinese History: Paleolithic Cultures and the Shang Dynasty

This research paper explores Ancient Chinese History of Paleolithic Cultures. Yellow River Originated from the eastern slopes of Tibetan plateau Then, it cuts through desert and steppe, and then the North China plains, and then the sea Desert -> high silt content (40%); “yellow river” Silt = extremely fertile soil; loess soil Great seasonal fluctuation in volume Difficult to navigate and disastrous floods Yangzi River Also originated from the eastern slopes of the Tibetan plateau, but does not cut through […]