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Factionalism was responsible for the fall of China's dynasties
By: Eric, on 12 Nov 2015

Factionalism was responsible for the fall of China's dynasties.


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Factionalism was a factor in the fall of the Song Dynasty

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2018
Link to Original Quora Thread that was basis for this diagram

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Outside of Quora Thread: An Lushan >100 years before the fall of Tang Dynasty

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Factionalism was responsible for the fall of China's dynasties

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Factionalism was a factor in the fall of the Tang Dynasty

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Factionalism was a factor in the fall of the Ming Dynasty

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Factionalism was irrelevant compared to other factors

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
An-Lushan rebellion weakened the central bureaucracy

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Needs support/cites. The average person was screwed in China from at least 1000AD till 1950.

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
However, having looked at the Quora thread, I agree there's none there either.

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Timeline for China to 1700

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
The average person's dissatisfaction and poor living conditions were better predictors of the fall of a dynasty

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
This appears to be a frequent occurence in Quora's history section

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Sustained infighting and factions in the emperor's court

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Wikipedia article on the Song (linked to in Quora thread)

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Factionalism weakened the dynasty at a critical point

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Wikipedia article on the Ming Dynasty (linked to in thread)

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Robin Daverman's Answer to Quora Thread

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016