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Ancient China

CityYouth: Ancient History, Ancient China

General | Ancient China | Confucianism and Daoism | The Law of Shi Huangdi | The Silk Road

General

Ancient China A comprehensive history of ancient China. To get started, click on "Contents." From Richard Hooker.

Ancient China Information about daily life in ancient China along with Chinese history, art, maps, and pictures. From Eric Rymer.

Ancient China Bibliography Print resources and web sites for students and teachers. From PrimarySource.org.

Ancient China From Chrysalinks.

Ancient China Large collection of links to great sites. From Best of History Websites.

Ancient China

Geography of China Extensive information and maps. Click on "Land." From A Visual Sourcebook for Chinese Civilization. By Patricia Buckley Ebrey.

Geography of Ancient China From Akers School, Lemoore, California.

Geography of China From Wikipedia.

The Yellow River Links to information on the river. By Professor George Leung, Physics Department, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Yangtze River Digital photo gallery. From Wild Boar Studio.

Chou Dynasty An overview of the rise to power and the governance of the Zhou dynasty, which ruled from 1050-256 BC. From Richard Hooker.

Chinese Writing The origins of Chinese writing. From Logoi.com

Chinese Writing Information on Chinese writing and its history. From Jerry Norman.

Calligraphy The art of Chinese writing. From A Visual Sourcebook for Chinese Civilization. By Patricia Buckley Ebrey.

Shang Dynasty An introduction to the Shang dynasty. From Richard Hooker.

Shang Dynasty A brief overview of the Shang dynasty. From Minnesota State University.

Shang Dynasty An article on the Shang empire. From Zhang YouBen.

Shang Dynasty From China Warrior Tours.

Confucianism and Daoism

Zhou Dynasty From Wikipedia.

The Hundred Schools of Thought

Confucianism The basics on Confucius, the Analects, and Confucianism. From Jo-Gau Keith Worfel.

Confucian Analects The text of Confucius' book the Analects. Translated by James Legge.

Analects of Confucius Translated and commentary by Charles Muller.

The Sayings of Confucius From the Harvard Classics.

Confucius From The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Confucius From Kelly Ross Ph.D.

More biographies of Confucius:

Confucius From Columbia Encyclopedia.

Confucius From Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Confucius By Richard Hooker.

Confucius From Chrystalinks.

Confucius: Life and Deeds By Sanderson Beck.

Confucius From Wikipedia.

Confucius From Malaspina Great Books.

Confucius From Microsoft Encarta.

Confucius From Thoemmes Press.

Philosophy Resources on the Internet: Confucius Links to many, many resources on Confucius. From EpistemeLinks.com.

Taoism Questions and answers on Daoism.

Daoist Philosophy From The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Dao De Jing The text of Lao Zi's book.

Dao De Jing Another translation of Lao Zi's book.

Dao De Jing Translated and commentary by Charles Muller.

TaoDeChing Another translation. From ChinaPage.

Laozi From The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Laozi From Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Philosophy Resources on the Internet: Lao Tzu Links to many, many resources on Lao Zi. From EpistemeLinks.com.

More biographies of Lao Zi:

Lao Tzu From Columbia Encyclopedia.

Lao Zi From Wikipedia.

Lao Tzu From Yakrider.com.

Lao-Tse By David W. Koeller.

Laozi By Chad Hansen.

Lao Tzu: Father of Taoism By Christopher Majka and Empty Mirrors Press.

Lao Tzu: Old Master From Lucidcafe.

Biography of Lao Tzu From About the Tao.

Lao Tzu Links from Yahoo Directory.

Lao Tzu Links from Google Directory.

Lao Tzu Links from Open Directory.

The Law of Shi Huangdi

The Warring States of Ancient China Article on the Warring States period. From Thayer Watkins, San Jose State University.

Shi Huangdi An article that details the rule and cruelty of Shi Huangdi. From Andrew Politte.

Qin Shi Huangdi

Qin Shi Huangdi From Wikipedia.

Qin ShiHuang A slide show of pictures and history of the reign of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. Emphasis is on his famous terracotta army. From Mesa Community College.

More biographies of Shi Huangdi:

China's First Emperor Biography and links to resources, books, and videos. From Royalty.nu.

Shi Huangdi From Wikipedia.

Shi Huangdi From NationMaster.

Shi Huangdi From ThinkQuest.

Shi Huangdi From Illuminated Lantern.

Shi Huangdi By Andrew Politte

Tomb of Shi Huangdi From China Warrior Tours.

Legalism The philosophy of the Legalists and its impact on ancient Chinese government. The site also provides links to other Chinese philosophies. From Richard Hooker.

Legalism By a UCSD student.

Legalism and Chinese Philosophy From Dr. L. Kip Wheeler, Carson-Newman College, New Jersey.

Great Wall of China Information on the history, building, and protection of the Great Wall of China. From Travel China Guide.

The Great Wall The history of the Great Wall from its beginning to the present. From Marilyn Shea, Department of Psychology, University of Maine at Farmington.

The Silk Road

Xi'an The history of Chang'an (Xi'an) from its beginning to the present. From Marilyn Shea, Department of Psychology, University of Maine at Farmington.

Silk Road A history of silk and the Silk Road, along with maps, time lines, and articles about the Silk Road. From Silkroad Foundation.

Silk Road A lesson designed to teach the history of the Silk Road and about the merchants that traveled the road. From Newton Public Schools.

Resources on the Silk Road Print resources and web sites for students and teachers. From PrimarySource.org.

Chinese Inventions Information and pictures of the four great inventions of ancient China: paper, printing, gunpowder, and compass. From Windham Central Supervisory Union.

Chinese Inventions A comprehensive listing of significant Chinese inventions in a variety of fields. From Ellie Crystal.

Chinese Inventions A time line of important Chinese inventions with links to provide more detailed information. From Randy Smith.

Chinese Inventions A lesson plan introducing students to the inventions China has contributed to the world. From Asia Society.

Bactrian Camel Basic information on the pack animal used for desert travel. From Lincoln Park Zoo.

 

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