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First posted on December 7th 2004, last revised on September 25th 2009







History of the Territory of the Modern Province of Jiangxi

The territory of Jiangxi did not belong to the Xia Dynasty (1989-1558), Shang Dynasty (1556-1046 BC) and the Zhou Dynasty (1046-221 BC). During the Spring and Autumn Period (770-403), the territory of modern Jiangxi was inhabited by the Yue Peoples. not part of a Chinese state. The integration of modern Jiangxi territory into China began under Qin Qin (223-206) and intensified under Western Han (221 BC - 8 AD), Xin 8-22 AD and Eastern Han 25-220. Then Jiangxi (partially) was under Wu (Sun Wu, 222-280), Western Jin 265-317, Eastern Jin, From c.420 to 581, Jiangxi was under the Southern Dynasties until Sui (581-618) again reunited China. Sui was followed by Tang (618-907). During the Five Dynasties and 10 States Period, Fujian was under Wu (902-937, renamed Southern Tang 937-975). Jiangxi was reunited under Northern Song (960-1127). and Southern Song (1127-1279), followed by Yuan (1234-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911). the Republic of China (1911-1949). From 1931 to 1934 Jiangxi Soviet. Since 1949 part of the People's Republic of China.

History of Jiangxi as a Chinese Province

Under the Han Dynasty, the territory of Jiangxi was under the Yang province (but in essence part of Jiangxi was outside of Chinese control), under Western Jin under Yang province, an organisation maintained under Sui. Under Tang, Jiangxi formed part of Jiangnan province (Jiangnanxi), which it continued to be under Northern Song and Southern Song. Under Yuan, the province of Jiangxi was established, which until 1369 included eastern Guangdong. Jiangxi was maintained under Ming, Qing, the Republic of China and the PRC.

Timeline : Jiangxi






DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from Wikipedia
Links, General Category : Jiangxi, from Wikipedia
Links, on History Category : History of Jiangxi, from Wikipedia
Historical Dictionary Encyclopedia of China, from Jongo Knows
Historical Maps Southeastern China Political, from Albert Herrmann, History and Commercial Atlas of China (1935), posted by huhai.net
Map : Languages of China, from Titus
Timelines click here
History of the Administrative Divisions of China, Capitals of Subnational Entities of China, from Wikipedia
Accounts of History from Jiangxi in Brief; from Wikipedia
Encyclopedia Entries Article Kiang-Si, Kiu-Kiang-Fu, from EB 1911
Article Kiangsi, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek
Article Kiangsi, from Meyers Grosses Konversationslexikon 1902-1909, in German, posted by Zeno
Article Northern Kiang-si, Southern Kiang-si, Eastern Kiang-si, from Catholic Encyclopedia 1907-1913
Politics Concentration Camps Today : Anhui & Jiangxi, from ATTAC
Article Jiangxi-Fujian Soviet, from Wikipedia
Ethnography Anne Gerritsen, A Thirteenth-Century Cult in the villages of Ji'an (Jiangxi), or Field Work for Historians, in Journal of Sung-Yuan Studies 33 2003
History of Religion Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nanchang, Diocese of Ganzhou, Diocese of Ji'an, Diocese of Nancheng, Diocese of Yujiang, from GCatholic
Article : List of Buddhist Temples : China : Jiangxi, from Wikipedia
Unnamed-1 monastery, (near) XXX, Unnamed-2 monastery, (near) XXX, from Monastic Asia
The Celestial Masters' Mansion on Dragon and Tiger Mountain (Yintan, Jiangxi), Temple for the Worship of Perfection on Mt. Gezhao (Zhangshu, Jiangxi), Daoist Temple of Immortal Ge Mountain (Qianshan County, Jiangxi), from General Presentation of Daoism
History of Regions Prefectures of China, from www.statoids.com
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History of the Long March, from Paul Noll
Study of Talent Geography of Jiangxi in the Song Dynasty, summary of a Chinese language article, posted on Shvoong
The Four Greatest Poets in Southern Song Dynasty and the Jiangxi Poetry School, summary of a Chinese language article, posted on Shvoong
A Preliminary Study on Shang Dynasty Bronzes and their Cu-Pb Ore Sources in Jiangxi, Hubei and Henan, summary of a Chinese language article, posted on Shvoong
Lead isotopic study of Shang Dynasty bronzes (13-11 B.C.)and their ore sources, summary of a Chinese language article, posted on Shvoong
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DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen Provinces and administrative divisions of China, from World Statesmen
China Administrative Divisions, from rulers.org
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Jiangxi, from UNESCAP Chinadata
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PRC, Abortions and Live Births by Region, Historical Data, from Johnston's Archive
Jiangxi, from Database of the Basic Conditions of Family Planning Programme at CIPRC (Text on Demography, 1999)
Document Collections To the Communist Labour University in Kiangsi, 1961 letter by Mao Tse-tung
Archives China Archives Information on the Web, scroll down for Jiangxi
China Museums, scroll down for Jiangxi
Search USC Digital Library for Kiangsi, Jiangxi
Coins Search Coin Archives for Kiangsi
Kiangsi Coins 1821-1912, from Numismaticon
G. Duncan Raeburn, Chinese Soviet Coins and Notes, Bulletin of the Numismatic Society of China no.2 1937

PRINTED REFERENCE
General Accounts C.D. Bruce, The Provinces of China, together with a history of the first year of H.I.M. Hsuan Tung, and an account of the government of China (1910), posted on Internet Archive (includes data of 1913); Kiangsi pp.65-68
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W.A. Farmer, Ada Beeson Farmer: A Missionary Heroine of Kuang Si, South China (1912), posted on Internet Archive
M. Broomhall, The Chinese empire: a general & missionary survey .. (1907), posted on Internet Archive, on Kiangsi pp.126-138
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Claudius Madrolle, Northern China, the valley of the Blue River, Korea (1912), posted on Internet Archive, Chiang-hsi pp.371-378
China Hai guan zong shui wu si shu Reports on Trade at the Treaty Ports (1868), Kiukiang pp.29-34, in French, 1869 pp.29-34, 1871 pp.29-34 posted on Internet Archive
N.G. Gee, The educational directory for China; an account of the various schools and colleges connected with Protestant missions (1905), posted on Internet Archive Kiangsi pp.46-47, 108-109
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