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Chinese Inventions

I would like to continue with some other Chinese inventions, then introduce a small research and draw our conclusions. Paper Money It is so common in out everyday life that we hardly give a thought to the fackt that it had to be invented by someone. Around 650 AD (po kr.), the emperor of China began to issue paper “value tokens” for general use. The first paper banknotes appeared in China about 806 AD. Its original name was ‘flying money’ because it was so light it could blow out of one’s hand. As Marco Polo reported enthusiastically in 1275, “I tell you that people are glad to take these tokens, because wherever they go in the empire of the great…