1. History of China - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_history

    What is now China was inhabited by Homo erectus more than a million years ago. Recent study shows that the stone tools found at Xiaochangliang site are magnetostratigraphically dated to 1.36 million years ago. The archaeological site of Xihoudu in Shanxi Province is the earliest recorded use of fire by Homo erectus, which

  2. Indian, Chinese, & Japanese Emperors

    friesian.com/sangoku.htm

    Emperors of the Sangoku,, the "Three Kingdoms," of India, China, & Japan. India and China are the sources of the greatest civilizations in Eastern and Southern Asia. Their rulers saw themselves as universal monarchs, thereby matching the pretensions of the Roman Emperors in the West. The only drawbacks to their historical priority were that

  3. Dating World Globes: How old is my globe?

    www.longwood.edu/cleanva/datingglobes.htm

    Dating globes Last edits: February 2010 . Questions about your old globe? Want to see photos of antique and vintage world globes? Visit the Globe Collectors' Blog-- a forum for sharing & learning about world terrestrial globes.

  4. China - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China

    The English word "China" is first attested in Richard Eden's 1555 translation of the 1516 journal of the Portuguese explorer Duarte Barbosa. The demonym, that is, the name for the people, and adjectival form "Chinese" developed later on the model of Portuguese chinês and French chinois. Portuguese China is thought to derive from Persian Chn