The Qin and the First Emperor of China
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Foundations of Eastern Civilization
Taught by Professor Craig G. Benjamin | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
After the Warring States Era, the Qin dynasty emerged. Although the Qin ruled China for only 15 years, the dynasty established a model of government that became the country’s template for the next 2,000 years. Meet China’s first emperors and study the impact of Qin rule, from political reform to massive building projects.