Charles C. KOLB

One of the most dynamic periods of Chinese history, the Han dynasty was a time of political consolidation, military and economic expansion, invention, and empire building. The dynasty began with the fall of the short-lived Qin dynasty (221–206 BCE) after a widespread insurgency by peasants, soldiers, and nobles led by military commander Xiang Yu.

The Han dynasty ?? ruled by the prominent Liu ? clan was established in 206 BCE

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:59-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Dynasty, Dynasty, Governance, History|Comments Off on Han Dynasty (Hàn Cháo 汉朝)|Hàn Cháo 汉朝 (Han Dynasty)

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