After the trauma of the Qin dynasty it was the succeeding Han dynasty that established China as a stable nation. Many Imperial institutions inaugurated at this time lasted for the next two thousand years. Together with the Tang and Ming it is considered one of the great periods of Chinese history.
族 zú clan; nationality; ethnicity
Made up of [方 fāng square; honest; upright radical 70, 丿 piě 'slash' radical 4, 矢 shǐ arrow; to vow radical 111]
Combines a pictogram for 'flag' with 'arrow' suggesting group of people or 'clan' defending themselves Full information for 族
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