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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries.

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  • Actors and dancers dressed in Qing Dynasty costumes perform at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China
  • This cycle played out in the mid-1600s, as the Ming Dynasty fell into decline and the Manchus (who took on the moniker Qing) swept in to create a new centralized authority.
  • 220 In summary, there probably emerged a national money market in Qing China, thanks to the abundant supply of copper from Yunnan.
  • : Stanford University Press, 1993); James A. Millward, Beyond Pass: Economy, Ethnicity, and Empire in Qing Central Asia, 1759 – 1864 (Stanford, Calif. for more
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