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Made in China: Chinese Inventions
In the ancient world there weren’t many civilisations more innovative than the Chinese. Let’s have look at some of things they gave the world.
Inventions, Innovations, and Other Contributions
simple timeline of Chinese inventions and social contributions groups them into dynasties, commencing with the Qin (c221 BC) to the Mongol (c1368). By selecting the relevant dynasty link, more detailed information becomes available.
China's Age of Invention
Printing, paper money, porcelain, tea, restaurants, gunpowder, the compass—the number of things that Chinese of the Song Dynasty (A.D. 960-1280) gave to the world is mind-boggling. This vibrant period in Chinese history was marked by economic prosperity and remarkable technological innovation. In this interview, China expert Robin D. S. Yates, Professor of History and East Asian Studies at McGill University, describes this exceptional era and how it influenced the course of world history.
There are many links to explore. Look for inventions at the bottom of the page.