China is wonderous and awe-inspiring. It has a history of five thousand years. It is the only continuous ancient civilization. Other ancient civilizations have changed, discontinued, withered or perished. Why is it so enduring? Why is it so coherent, often sticking to itself, remaining undivided? Why is it so dynamic, always able to revive, regenerate and revitalise itself? Why is it an immortal phoenix able to rise again on its ashes? These are ...

China is one of the areas where civilization developed earliest. It has a recorded history of nearly 5,000 years. China£¬in Chinese ¡°Öйú¡±£¬the character of which literally translates as the ¡°Middle Kingdom¡±, because the Chinese have always view their culture and nation as lying in the center of human civilization. More than a million years ago, primitive human beings lived on the land now called China. About 400,000 to 500,000 years ago, the Peking ...

Chinese Festivals and Holidays The Chinese observe a wide variety of traditional and modern holidays, based both on the lunar and solar calendars. The traditional Chinese calendar was based on a lunar cycle-- that is, dates following the regular appearance of the full moon. Even so, the equinox and solstice were essential for determining seasons in China's agrarian society. China¡¯s major traditional festivals include the New Year's ...

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