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Ancient Origins of the Chinese Triads

Ancient Origins of the Chinese Triads

In July of 2019, a crowd of Hong Kong protesters were set upon by a group of masked men in white T-shirts, wielding metal rods. 45 people were injured in this insidious attack. More than that, the assault serves as a grim reminder that the criminal Triads who have been operating in Hong Kong’s shadows …

Is Mulan historical?

Is Mulan historical?

Prominent historical and mythical figures often serve as a potent symbol for whole nations. For the people of the British Isles, for example, tales such as those of King Arthur and the Round Table are almost universally known as a part of that nation’s soul. Many of these stories become so widespread and retold that …

The Great Wall of China: History And Facts!

The Great Wall of China: History And Facts!

From how it was built, to the importance of the wall today, join me as we explore facts and historical points about the Great Wall of China! 9. The Great Wall Of China’s Popularity Fun fact, the Great Wall of China originally wasn’t one long wall. It actually was sections of wall that were eventually …

Medieval China: Crash Course History of Science #8

Medieval China: Crash Course History of Science #8

Look at this map of China and tell me if, from what we’ve learned so far, you can tell me about the Chinese civilization. Yep, rivers, big ones… and from them ran the bureaucracy and technology necessary for controlling water. Like Egypt, Sumer, and Mesoamerica, ancient China represents a hydraulic civilization—one that maintained its population …

Cheng I Sao – Pirate Queen – Extra History

1809. Imperial forces have trapped China’s largest pirate fleet in a bay. The government has 95 ships, 1200 cannons, 18,000 men and 4 Western vessels. But the Pirates have something no number of ships will overcome. Cheng I Sao. Leader of the Pirate Confederation. By the time this is over, she will dictate terms to …

Three Kingdoms – OverSimplified

Three Kingdoms – OverSimplified

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