Qin dynasty

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Noun1.Qin dynasty - the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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"The China order," in Wang's account, "was first created by the Qin Empire (221-207 BCE)....
(22.) For a discussion, see Maxim Korolkov, "Between Command and Market: Credit, Labor and Accounting in the Qin Empire (221-207 B.C.E.)," in Between Command and Market: Economic Thought and Practice in Early China, ed.
Zhuangzi and the fourth-century poet Tao Qian (who had pictured vividly an anarchist utopia, a small village isolated from the rest of the world since the rise of the Qin empire) had been the kindred spirits of generations of dissenters.
These three states of interaction appear at various points, beginning with Vietnamese encounters with the Qin empire (221206 B.C.E.) through the early modern era.
1122256 B.C.E.), and a similar framework for peripheral relations had been expanded southward with the initial expansion of the Qin empire (221-206 B.C.E.).
Its people were fused in the Qin-Han-Chinese consolidation in the Qin Empire (221~207BCE) and the Han Empire (202BCE~220CE).
(7) Qin Empire (221~207BCE), its origin and its offspring
It was interesting to compare the map of the Warring States and the map of the 'Qin Empire' in 'China's First Emperor' (September).
Geoff Wade surveys the institution of native offices (tusi) from the reign of the Qin empire (221-206 B.C.E.) to the Qing.
In a major advance that was by no means always maintained in later dynasties, the Qin empire stretched far to the south, beyond the Yangzi River; but it is difficult to estimate how effective his government was in the intemperate and unhealthy lands of the tropics, where the way of life differed markedly from that of the north.
The Qin empire closed amid a series of uprisings and open warfare between two protagonists, Xiang Yu and Liu Bang.
And even though the Qin Empire lasted only sixteen years, surviving the death of Xihuangdi by only one year, it fundamentally and permanently altered Chinese politics.