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I chose to study Ancient China because of what they are today, in other words today they are at the top of the world, almost everything is “made in China” and I was wondering what the country was like before that, Before they became the country they have become, when Emperors and dynasties ruled the country. In Elizabethan England, dyed red hair comes into fashion. Winston Churchill once observed that the history books are written by the victors in a conflict. And a moderate spread in them cheerful and reassuring, and prominently connected to the peoples of the three continents of the world.

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