What was ancient China?

Ancient China can be described as all of the following:

Geography of ancient China

Environment of ancient China

Locations in ancient China

Regions of ancient China

Government and politics of ancient China

Rulers in ancient China

Ancient Chinese law

Military history of ancient China

Military of ancient China

Military conflicts in ancient China

General history of ancient China

Ancient Chinese history, by period

History of ancient China

Ancient Chinese history, by region

Ancient Chinese history, by subject

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Works on ancient Chinese history

Culture of ancient China

Art in ancient China

Performing arts in ancient China

Language in ancient China

Literature in ancient China

People in ancient China

Philosophy in ancient China

Ancient Chinese philosophy

Economics and infrastructure of ancient China

Science of ancient China

Technology of ancient China

Ming Dynasty Achievements in ancient china (one of three golden eras)

The Ming dynasty era is one of the main three golden eras of reforming and development of economic growth and efficiency in Chinese ancient economy (1368 to 1662).

Ming improved new technologies in many industries one of the main two were the rebuilding of the great wall of China and the engineering of the grand canal, which created economic development. Overall agriculture production rose than ever before due to technological discoveries. The technological inventions reached the military by making new and more powerful weapons.

In the agriculture sector, farmers started using new ways to increase output. By using water-powered crop rotation methods and plowing, increasing the efficiency of farming. Especially that the population was increasing, and the soil quality was declining. Allowing farmers to cultivate large lands to cultivate cash crops.

The manufacturing industry became more advanced and was involved in producing different products, compared to the Song Dynasty. Iron was produced at a rate which no previous dynasty was able to achieve. The Ming used the Han policies and privatized many industries, like tea and salt. Chinese industry was propelled by powerful and wealthy merchants. Ming helped with income equality by canceling any forced labor and increasing wages of labor class in manufacturing industries in all factories. There were over 300 factories run by wage labor forces. Increasing production in these factories.

Commerce and Trade, the rebuilding of the great wall of China and the canal river allowed the trade to increase. Building new bridges, wider roads for better transportation routes. Reaching to Europe and Japan.

Organizations concerned with ancient China

Scholars who have written about ancient China

See also


  1. ^ Tzu & Griffith (1963), p. v.
  2. ^ "The Chinese Ming Dynasty Economy & Economic Structures". Totally History. 2011-12-24. Retrieved 2019-04-26.