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The History of China

A Society, Culture and History podcast featuring Chris Stewart
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A journey through the 5000 years of history documented by one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.

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#178 - Yuan 3: Divine Wind
The armies of Great Yuan sweep across the east, destroying and conquering all who would stand against them. Goryeo Korea eventually sees the writing on the wall and cuts a deal with the Great Khan. Khubilai will then turn his sights out over the waters of the Pacific, to the Land of the Rising Sun... and send its monarch a friend request.Time Period Covered:ca. 1257-1275 CEMajor Historical Figures:Yuan Dynasty:Khubilai, Great Khan of Mongolia, Emperor of YuanPrincess Hutulun JielimishiZhao Liangbi, Yuan Emissary to JapanGoryeo Korea:Choi Ui, Warlord of Korea [d. 1257]King Wonjong [r. 1260-1274]Im Yon, Warlord [d. ca. 1271]Pan Pu, Yuan Emissary to JapanKamakura Japan:Hojo Tokimune, Regent of the Shogun (Shikken, de facto ruler of Japan)Shoni Sukeyoshi, Magistrate of Chikuzen City For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
#177 - Yuan 2: Brother Mine
With the untimely death of Möngke Khaghan outside the walls of Chongqing, the Mongol Empire will be fore to choose for a new emperor for the 5th time in just three decades. Unlike the first four conclaves, however, this will result in not one, but two khuriltais, and two who would be Great Khan. Möngke’s brothers, Khubilai and Ariq Böke, will duel it out across Central Asia to determine who will rule all under the Eternal Blue Sky.Time Period Covered:1259-1266 CEMajor Historical Figures:Toluids:Möngke Khaghan [d.1259]Khubilai’s Supporters:Khubilai Khaghan [r. 1260-1289]Chabi Khatun [1225-1281]Hulegu Ilkhan [d. 1265]General Ked Bukha [d. 1260]King Hethum I of Armenia [r. 1226-1270]Ariq Böke Supporters:Ariq Böke Khaghan [r. 1260-1264, d. 1266]Berke Khan (Golden Horde/Jochid) [d. 1266]Alghu Khan (Chagatids) [d. 1265]Jumukhur (Ilkhanate)Urung Tang (Möngke Toluid)General Alandar [d. 1262]General DurchiMamluk Sultanate:Sultan Saif ad-Din Qutuz [r. 1259-1260]Sultan Baibars [r. 1260-1277]Song Dynasty:Chancellor Jia Sidao [d. 1273] For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
#176 - Special: Strange Tales 4, "Zibuyu"
Confucius talked about a *lot* ... but there were certain things about which even the Master dare not speak. Today we break that ancient taboo with 4 stories of spooky strangeness...2:01 - "A Karmic Meal"5:30 - "The Concubine's Revenge"20:22 - "Too Poor to Be Haunted"24:26 - "A Hell of a Trial"Adapted from:Zibuyu "What the Master Would Not Discuss" by Yuan Mei For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Nov 25th, 2013
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Nov 5th, 2019
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