Chinese History PodcastsChinese History.

The Xianren Cave of the early Neolithic cultures of China. The high-tech world of Shenzhen. Yu the Great of the Xia Dynasty. The Northern Expedition of the Republican Era.

Indeed, China has had an absolutely amazing history with countless stories.

Here’s a few podcasts dealing with various times and themes throughout Chinese History. Sit back and drop in on a story or two.

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Chinese History Podcasts

The China History Podcast

The China History Podcast

Laszlo Montgomery presents topics covering 5,000 years of Chinese history and culture.

The Chinese Characters Podcast

Series of essays exploring Chinese history through the life stories of key personalities. Brought to you by the BBC.

The History of China Podcast

A journey through the 5000 years of history documented by one of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations. For all the episodes for free, as well as additional content, please subscribe and/or visit our website.

The China Guy Podcast

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

The China Guy brings the fascinating history of China to the masses. Be sure to subscribe and follow on Twitter. @ChinaGuyPodcast

Podcast of 20th Century China

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

Podcast of 20th Century China by the BBC gives you the most vivid accounts of witnesses, and historians on China’s 20th century history.

The History and Story of China Podcast

The History and Story of China Podcast

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

This program, History and Story of China, covers some very good Chinese stories from which you could learn something about the history and culture of China. I hope you like it.

中国历史故事涵盖了许多很棒的中国故事,在欣赏英文故事时,理解中国历史文化。希望你能喜欢 。如果你有什么好的建议和提议,可以在这里评论。谢谢收听。

The China: As History Is My Witness Podcast

The China: As History Is My Witness Podcast

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

Carrie Gracie, of the BBC, presents a series exploring what ten great lives from Chinese history reveal about China today.

The Song Dynasty (960–1279) to Contemporary China Podcast

The Song Dynasty (960–1279) to Contemporary China Podcast

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

The Asian Art Museum and the Society for Asian Art present a lecture series which proceeds chronologically from the Song dynasty (960–1279) to China’s vibrant contemporary art scene.

Lectures showcase the collection of the Asian Art Museum and reveal how the museum’s masterpieces can deepen our understanding of Chinese culture, history, religion and the role of global interchanges.

This popular series coincides with the second year of the three-year training program for museum docents.

The Beyond Huaxia Podcast

The Beyond Huaxia Podcast

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

A college history of China and East Asia, minus debt, dorms, and diplomas.

Hosted by Justin M. Jacobs, professor of history at American University.

China and the Chinese

China and the Chinese (Audio Book)

This Podcast is no longer Live. However there is still a collection of great content to be enjoyed.

Herbert Allen Giles [yes, the same as in Wade-Giles Romanization system] (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University second professor of Chinese.

His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy.

This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese,” was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there.

The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic study of China and its culture, and to encourage new students into the field. While many of the observations are just as relevant today, others will remind us how much China has changed since the period of the Manchu Qing dynasty in which he wrote.

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