Welcome to China


created by Peggy McKee, January 1999 - April 2014


Students in C&C may go on a virtual tour of a virtual
Chinese art gallery to glimpse of some of the
great contributions of Chinese artists and craftsmen
over the broad scope of Chinese history,
from bronze funerary vessels of the Shang Dynasty to the exquisite porcelains of the
Qing Dynasty. While these pages barely scratch the surface of the breadth
and depth of China's contributions, they do convey the rich diversity
of that cultural heritage.

Map of Eastern China (pinyin names)

(Jung Chang 18-19)

(Batterberry 9)

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[ Welcome ] [ Shang ] [ Zhou ] [Qin ] [ Han ] [ Tang ] [ Song ] [ Yuan ] [ Ming ] [ Qing ]
[ Qing Rulers ] [ Who's Who ] [ Revolutionary Events 1900-1926 ] [ KMT v. CCP ] [ PRC ][ Kunming ]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Batterberry, Michael. Chinese and Oriental Art. New York, et. al.: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1968.

Chang, Jung. Wild Swans. New York, et. al.: Anchor Books, 1992.

Hearn, Maxwell K. Splendors of Imperial China. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1997.

 Valuable links to many China web sites on art, history, etc. see "China the Beautiful"

http://www.chinapage.com/china.html