History map and timeline of ancient china in 1500 bce when the shang dynasty rules the yellow river region and urban civilization emerges in the country. China has over 3 000 years of history based on the earliest written records.
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China history timeline map. Find local businesses view maps and get driving directions in google maps. You can go here to learn more about ancient china. Like most other great civilizations of the world china can trace her culture back to a blend of small original tribes which have expanded till they became the great country we have today.
The six maps show china at selected periods in history. World history maps timelines. 100 bc and the bamboo annals 296 bc.
Dates prior to 841 bc the beginning of the gonghe regency are. The earliest known written records of the history of china date from as early as 1250 bc from the shang dynasty c. Comparative history political military art science literature religion philosophy.
China s timeline shows the rise and fall of the main 15 chinese dynasties and modern era governments. The shang era is marked by. China one of the countries that can boast of an ancient civilization has a long and mysterious history almost 5 000 years of it.
1600 1046 bc during the king wu ding s reign who was mentioned as the twenty first shang king by the same. Read on for the years of china s dynasties and coexisting kingdoms with their founders and capitals. This is a timeline of chinese history comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in china and its predecessor states to read about the background to these events see history of china see also the list of chinese monarchs chinese emperors family tree dynasties in chinese history and years in china.
This table shows the timeline of chinese history. Shang dynasty the earliest ruling dynasty of china to be established in recorded history the shang was headed by a tribal chief named tan. Bce xia dynasty 2205 to 1575 shang dynasty 1570 to 1045.
China timeline most of chinese history can be divided up into a series of dynasties from the start of the xia dynasty in 2205 bce to the end of the qing dynasty in 1912 ce. Ancient historical texts such as the book of documents early chapters 11th century bc the records of the grand historian c. Click on each map heading to see the extent of china s borders during that period.