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The China History Podcast


Since 2010, Laszlo Montgomery has presented The China History Podcast, bringing you the greatest hits from ancient and modern Chinese History. 

Sep 8, 2010

In this episode, we commence our Chinese imperial dynasty overview.  It begins today with the Xia Dynasty 夏朝代. According to historiographer Sima Qian, this was the first dynasty of China.  Its origins and its demise and everything in between have all come from sources written many centuries later.