Han Dynasty (Hàn Cháo 汉朝)|Hàn Cháo 汉朝 (Han Dynasty)
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