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Chinese history is not a neat process, ont one dynasty could end calmly and give way quickly and smoothly to a new one. Most of the dynasties were established before the overthrow of an existing regime, or continued for a time after they had been defeated.

Based on the profound Chinese culture, morals and behavior, the Chinese Anecdotes show the deep reflectiveness of ancient Chinese behavior and mind and the deep wish of their inner world.

In the long 5,000 years' history, China has created a culture rich in philosophy and the arts. China has also witnessed the invention of amazing procucts and technologies such as silk, paper, gunpowder, and movable-type printing. Meanwhile, The history of China is a process of conquering a dynasty and been conquered by another dynasty. Early Chinese explorers sailed all the way to Africa, and today, China' space program continues this tradition of exploration.

There are numerous China's historical figures in the China's history, and it is impossible to give you a list of all of them based on whatever condition. Some of the well known historical figures may be Confucius, Qin Shi Huang, Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty, Cao Cao, Guan Yu, Zhuge Liang, Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty, Emperor Chengzu of the Ming Dynasty etc.

Chinese Archeology has been rooted in modern Chinese history, which begins in 1921. That year, the Yangshao Village sites in Henan were first excavated by Johan Gunnar Andersson. From then on, the legendary inventors of Chinese culture, such as Shennong, the divine farmer, Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor has been challenged greatly.

Here we collected some of the most interesting and typical China's classic movies and stars for you.