“AND HOW DID YOU FIND CHINA?”
“VERY LARGE, CHINA.”
…..from the play PRIVATE LIVES by Noel Coward.
Five thousand years of history. What a magnificent culture. What a history. What art, poetry, philosophy, science. Of course this was punctuated by politics and wars.
The T’ang Dynasty ( 618-907 ) was amazing for its unification, culture, peacefulness, fairness in governance. Read some T’ang poetry and you will be amazed at how modern it is. Here is a sample: