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ID: 8697460
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8697460

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of China (former nation/state/empire)  China (former nation/state/empire)

Note: General record for historical China, as distinguished from the modern nation of China. Area near Peking was home to hominids 500,000 BCE; Chinese civilization in the south by 7000 BCE; beginning in the 18th century BCE, ruled by many great dynasties including Shang, Chou, Han, T'ang, Sung, Chin, Mongol, Ming, Ch'ing, and Manchu, with often-changing boundaries.

Names:
China (historical) (preferred,C,V,LC,English-P,U)
China, historical (C,V)
Cina (historical) (C,V)
Kinë (historical) (C,V)
Kina (historical) (C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (former nation/state/empire)  ........  China (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)

Related geographic places:
predecessor of ....  Zhongguo .......... (nation)
..........................  (World, Asia) [1000111]

Sources and Contributors:
China..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
..............  Encyclopedia of World History (1980)
..............  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79091151
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1988)
China, historical..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia of World History (1980)
Cina..........  [VP]
...........  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Kina..........  [VP]
...........  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Kinë..........  [VP]
..............  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
..........  Encyclopedia of World History (1980)

 

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