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Sometimes a minority people is not always at the bottom of the social structure.
In the mid-seventeenth century, Manchurian tribesmen invaded China, overthrew a corrupt Ming state, and established the Qing dynasty with a Manchu ruling class.
It lasted till early in the 20th century.
Category:Manchus __ Index of Wikipedia articles related to the Manchu People. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Manchus
China Ethnic Minority: Manchu People __ A brief overview. - From travelchinaguide.com - http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/nationality/manchu/
Encyclopedia: Manchu __ General information about the Manchu. - from nationmaster.com - http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Manchu
Manchu __ "The Manchu empire originally was formed by three provinces, Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning. The land that it occupied extended much farther than it does in present day China containing most of Mongolia." A good look at the Manchu. Text links take you to additional information. - From Minnesota State University - http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/oldworld/asia/manchu.html
Manchu __ "The Manchu ethnicity have largely been assimilated with the Han Chinese. The Manchu language is almost extinct, now spoken only among a small number of elderly people in remote rural areas of northeastern China and a few scholars;..." An encyclopedic article with links to related topics. - illustrated - From wikipedia -
Manchu Alphabet __ "The Manchu alphabet was commissioned in 1599 by the Manchu leader Nurhaci (1559-1626), the founder of the Manchu state." Learn its interesting history. - From omniglot.com - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/manchu.htm
The Manchu ethnic minority __ An essay style overview of the Manchu People along with links to many additional resources. - From about.com - http://chineseculture.about.com/library/china/ethnic/blsethnic027.htm
Manchu Language __ General information about Manchu language in an encyclopedia entry. - From Nationmaster.com - http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Manchu-language
Manchu Minority - Chinese Nationalities __ A paragraph or two but some good photos. - from paulnoll.com - http://www.paulnoll.com/China/Minorities/min-Manchu.html
Manchu People __ Multi-page article dealing with several aspects of the Manchu People and culture such as food, clothing, history and more. - illustrated - From chinaculture.org - http://www.chinaculture.org/gb/en_chinaway/2007-02/08/content_92604_4.htm
Qing Dynasty Palace Food and the Full Manchu-Han Banquet __ Grab something to eat with and come on in. It may take a couple of days to go through all the courses. - illustrated - From chinavista.com - http://www.chinavista.com/experience/manchu/manchu.html
Shenyang Imperial Palace: the Crown of Manchu Culture __ Excellent article along with photos of the palace. A good tour and history. - illustrated - From china.org.cn - http://www1.china.org.cn/english/travel/98497.htm
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