History of the Qing Dynasty – Rise and Fall of Qing Empire

http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/the-qing-dynasty.htm

 

The Qing Empire (1644–1912) was the last great dynastic empire to rule the region. Like most Chinese dynasties, the Qing Dynasty had powerful and long-lived rulers at the beginning of the dynastic era, a period of prosperity in the beginning and middle of their dynastic era, and natural disasters, rebellions, invasions and inept ruling courts at the end.”  Author: Annie Wu

 

See also “Emperor Kangxi, the Most Famous Qing Dynasty Emperor”

http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/emperor-kangxi.htm