Chinese History (www.chinaknowledge.de) This section of the Chinaknowledge Encyclopedia deals with Chinese history from the beginnings to the People’s Republic of China. It is organised in the traditional, and still common, way of regarding Chinese history from the viewpoint of dynasties. Each dynasty or dynastic period is explained in terms of event history, the history of administration and government, economic history, the history of philosophy and literature during the respective periods, religion, technology and inventions, as well as the history of arts. Literature, philosophy, arts and religions in general are described in detail in the respective parts of this encyclopedia. For each historical period, detailed information is given about the rulers and the geography of their realm
Antique Chinese and Japanese Porcelain Collector’s This is a Collectors Help and Info Page for other Collectors of antique Chinese and Japanese Porcelain. It offers an extensive archive of translated and dated Japanese and Chinese porcelain marks, a Glossary on Pottery, Porcelain and Ceramic Art terms, Chinese porcelain history articles and documents, Chinese travelogues, tons of pictures and Question & Answer pages, and a very large and very active porcelain collector’s Discussion Board and research archive, see below. Towards a small donation you can also ask for personal help. To just search and read this site is for free while there is a small fee for becoming a full member of the Discussion Board. For some authenticated antique porcelain for sale, you are also welcome to our Collection section. To find your way around on this large site, use any of the available search boxes, the navigation panel to the left or, the drop down box menue below. Or, you can just scroll down this page and start reading. Quick jump to main sections: Or, if you need personal help on some porcelain related question, you can contact me directly for a quick e-mail consultation.