The China History Podcast



CHP-234-The Warlord Era Part 4

The saga continues with the splintering of the Beiyang Army into factions or cliques who will battle each other for supremacy of the government. Hubei military governor Wang Zhanyuan…



CHP-019 The Han Dynasty Part 2

Today we present the second part of the Western Han Dynasty overview where we will look at the great Han emperors Wendi, Jingdi and perhaps the greatest of them…

CHP-003 The Four Great Inventions

Today we look at the Four Great Inventions, the 四大发明, that Lord Francis Bacon hailed as having done more than anything else to transform completely the modern world and…

CHP-053 China in the Early 1920s

The 1920′s in Republican era China was anything but quiet and uneventful.  In this episode we focus in on the general situation in China during the period of the…