But, the basic facts are: China was very backward in history.
1) China entered metal age 1000 years later than Middle East, Europe, South Asia.
Bronze Age, Wikipedia
2) China entered Iron age 600 years later than Europe and Near East.
At the time, European used iron tools, Chinese used primitive tools.
Iron Age - Wikipedia
3) Glass was invented 5500 years ago, it was before the Chinese history.
History of glass, Wikipedia
4) When European and Middle Eastern built stone/brick houses, Chinese kings lived in a mud palace.
The Great Pyramid of Giza was built 4500 years ago.
Erlitou, the capital of China(2100 BC – 1600 BC) was built by mud.
Erlitou culture - Wikipedia
a) Till 1900, in China, a death row inmate would be chopped into 1000 pieces.
(Death by a Thousand Cuts (book) - Wikipedia)
Lingchi - Wikipedia
Liu was executed by death by a thousand cuts.
Onlookers bought a piece of his flesh for one qian (the smallest currency at the time) and consumed it with rice wine.
Liu Jin, Wikipedia
Yuan was executed by death by a thousand cuts.
Many Beijing residents rushed to buy his body parts so they could eat them as soon as the body parts were sliced off from his body...
Yuan Chonghuan, Wikipedia
b) When Japanese, Mongols, Manchus inavded China, they all ate human fresh there.
Japs also killed and consumed some American in WWII.
Chichijima incident, Wikipedia
c) Some Chinese gerenals oredred their soliders to ate human fresh as daily meal.
Huang Chao used hundreds of stone mortars to grind human flesh.
Massacres in ancient history | The World of Chinese
Huang Chao, Wikipedia
Zhu had some 200,000 men, Zhu then encouraged his soldiers to eat women and infants, stating, "Human flesh is the most delicious flesh. As long as there are people around, we need not worry about hunger."
Zhu Can , Wikipedia
b) In China, human sacrifice continued until Manchuria conquered China.
(Manchus ruled China for 300 years till 1911.
Manchu conquest of China - Wikipedia)
Human sacrifice - Wikipedia
6) Those Chinese inventions are jokes.
6.1) Italy invented the compass.
The pointer of the ancient Chinese compass was as big as a spoon.
The spoon was put on a board, with nothing else.
History of the compass, Wikipedia, (Chinese Compass "Si Nan", photo)
6.2) Chinese declare that the Chinese treasure ship was the most advanced ship hundreds years ago.
It was a punt ship. It was not advanced.
Chinese treasure ship - Wikipedia
6.3) Chinese declare that China invented the world’s first earthquake detector.
"It was a bronze vessel. Eight dragons snaked face-down along the outside of the barrel, marking the primary compass directions. In each dragon's mouth was a small bronze ball. Beneath the dragons sat eight bronze toads, with their broad mouths gaping to receive the balls..."
6.4) Till today, all Chinese inventions are jokes.
The chip was later revealed to be a duplicate of a chip developed in the West, with the original identifications sanded away.
Hanxin - Wikipedia
And European knew China well at that time
1) China was enslaved by Mongol, Manchu, Xianbei, Khitan, Jurchen Empires for over 1000 years.
Mongols killed 50% of Chinese.
Chinese population was over 100 million before Mongol invasion.
At the time of Marco Polo, 100 million Chinese were enslaved by 300,000 Mongols.
Before Mongols, China was enslaved by Jurchen for about 100 years.
Men of Chinese royal family were sold into slavery in exchange for horses with a ratio of ten men for one horse.
Chinese Queen was forced to work in whore house.
Jingkang Incident - Wikipedia
2) Hundreds years ago, European fleets went to china, and took the Chinese city Macau as their base.
Hundreds years ago, European fleets went to Asia, and ruled Philippines.
European Knew China was very backward.
- “The Spanish Plan to Conquer China”.
And the "the Advanced China" soon was defeated by Manchus.
1) China was ruled by Manchus for 300 years till 1911.
The population rate was 1 million Manchus VS 100 million Chinese.
Manchu conquest of China - Wikipedia
2)Manchus had the right of the first night in China.
3) Queue Order
When the Manchus defeated China, Chinese men were forced to wear a queue or they would be killed.
4) Chinese slaves
Millions Chinese were sold by Manchus as slaves to many countries.
Chinese slaves were called as Coolie or piglets.
Seventy-five percent of the Chinese coolies in Cuba died before fulfilling their contracts.
More than two-thirds of the Chinese coolies who arrived in Peru died within the contract period.
Coolie - Wikipedia
Photo: The Manchurian army which conquered China, and ruled China for 300 years till 1911. IMAO.
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