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History: Ancient China




History of China

  • Ancient China
  • Cultural Profiles of Historic and Modern China
  • Condensed China
  • Discovery Channel: Ancient China

China in the Qin and Han Dynasties, 221 BC – AD 220


National Museum of China

National Palace Museum


Primary Sources

East Asian History Sourcebook

Fordham University provides a list of links to online primary sources from the classical era.

Secondary Sources

Ancient China - History of the Ancient World

A website that offers academic and popular articles about the Ancient World.

Ancient China Flipboard Magazine

A collection of online articles and news reports about ancient China.

Please Note: Some internet browsers do not handle the Flipboard website very well, and it is sometimes better to have the Flipboard App on your device to view the magazine.


Google Scholar

This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.

JURN Search Engine

Search millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses. 


Later Han and the Three Kingdoms, AD 180 – 280


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