Tibetan Buddhism and its associated art played a high profile role during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor, who ruled China from 1736 to 1795. His was a vast, multi-cultural realm, whose myriad peoples held a variety of religious beliefs. A strong alliance with the powerful lamas of Tibet helped the Qing Dynasty to legitimise […]
Changing Role of Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Qing Dynasty
During the 250 years of the Qing Dynasty, the Chinese favored the Traditional Chinese Medicine, but the introduction of Western Medicine brought changes.
The Changing Role of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the 20th Century
Sweeping changes in China affected the development and spread of Traditional Chinese Medicine during the 20th century, resulting in worldwide acceptance.
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China – the British Museum Exhibition
Ming: 50 years that changed China explores the years 1400-1450, when power was centralised in Beijing, and Chinese goods and art spread across the globe.
Shamanism and the Pursuit of Power in Ancient China
Shamans were powerful members of the community so it is not surprising that rulers in ancient China aimed to usurp and control that power.