Warfare, invasion, and rebellion

Under dynastic rule, China enjoyed long periods of peace and prosperity, broken by times of warfare and political fragmentation. Even the most powerful and long-lasting dynasties faced threats from beyond China’s borders as well as from tensions within.

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  2. 2Stinkpot

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  4. TOPICThreats from the north and west

  5. TOPICThreats from within: peasant revolts and violent uprisings