The elite of the Qing dynasty was Manchu, who before taking over China from the Ming lived in
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inlays are in circulati
The Vietnamese matchlock musket is called called sung hoả mai.
While the Chinese are hailed for inventing gunpowder and the gun, firearms in Ch
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