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> China has been able to maintain its civilization state and it has a continuous history

To check the validity of this statement while neutralizing my own bias, I watched the following video [1] which maps out China’s political borders year by year from 1600 BCE to 2017. Watching at 2x speed on mute took 4 minutes and was quite illuminating.

[1]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWqVzZnwnOk "The History of China : Every Year"

This one takes 10 minutes at 2x speed and provides a global perspective. [2]

[2]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6Wu0Q7x5D0 "The History of the World: Every Year"

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