Han dynasty

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imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy


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Both military conflicts and peaceful relations led to an increased and regulated contact between the Han Empire and its northern neighbors, causing not only the exchange of goods but also the transmission of information about the opposite side.
The Han Empire used similar tactics in Central Asia, especially at strategic locations of the trade routes.
Although the greater strength of the Han empire was evident, it mattered much less at the local level in Vietnam.
The essays by Jessica Rawson on 'The Han Empire and its Northern Neighbours: The Fascination of the Exotic' and Roel Sterckx on 'Feeding in the Afterlife' are particularly enlightening.
The Greco-Bactrian Kingdom (256~125BCE) (in Central Asia) was called DaXia [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'Great Xia'] by the Chinese authorities until the Han Empire (-91-SJ, 92-HS, 445-HHS).
Kujula and his successors were in turn exerting Kushan influence on the western borders of the now greatly expanded Han Empire.
The Roman Empire, with its legal System, elaborate network of roads, and military infrastructure, expanded governance just as did Mauryan Empire in India and the Han Empire in China.
Assuming the role of a general, you're trying to unite the warring states of China's Three Kingdoms, as the series chronicles the turmoil that took place after the fall of China's Han Empire.
The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China
For China it was the time of the great Han empire, which followed the reign of Emperor Qin (221--206 b.
While the significance of these and other changes from the late Warring States to the Qin to the Han Empire remains to be explored, Lau and Staack's study opens ground for unpacking the notion of an "early imperial legal system.
Most of the compositions she considers were created during the three and a half centuries of disunion after the fall of the Han Empire in 220 AD, a period commonly designated in Western history as early medieval China.
Landmarks on the journey include changes in the course of the Huang Ho, the well-watered landscape of the prehistoric north, population changes and migration during the later Han empire, commerce and the shaping of the Sung cities, the impact of the west, and stages in agrarian reform.
As her title suggests, the Han empire became a "Confucian empire" only after the witchcraft affair of 91 B.