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mungouk
10 hours ago, Dlezcano said:

the actual timeline of the dynasties is much more complex

 

Yep. That's why I said "main dynasties" and "total beginner topic history-wise".

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Demonic_Duck
24 minutes ago, roddy said:

I'm sure you could have worked up something more comprehensive, to the tune of Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps. 

 

Better still... to the tune of We Didn't Start the Fire 😆

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We didn't start the Xia...

It was always reigning, since Dì Shùn was waning

Yu didn't start the flood

No he tried to fight it...

 

For more stanzas, contribute to my Gofundme! Stretch goal on Kickstarter: Read another Wikipedia page.

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On 8/26/2020 at 10:27 PM, mungouk said:

I realise this is a total beginner topic history-wise, and maybe it's well-known already

 

You'd be surprised...

The song is a great way to start but an associated timeline will make it even more helpful. There are lots of Chinese history charts, from very simple to irritatingly complex. Best to start  with a plain one like this:

http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/timelines/china_timeline.htm

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