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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kite

A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the ... Kites were invented in China, where materials ideal for kite building were readily available: silk fabric for sail material; fine, high-tensile-strength ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-the-kite

Traditionally, historians give credit for the invention of the kite to the Chinese. They admit, though, that China may get credit simply because its history has been ...

www.sacu.org/kitehistory.html

The kite is something children all over the world play with. But how, and where, was the kite invented? And was it always a toy? The generally accepted wisdom  ...

kites.com/history-of-kites

As with any new invention, kites were used for good and bad. Seventh-century Buddhist monks used kites to enrich harvests and to avert evil spirits in the sky, ...

www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/culture/kites.htm

Kites were invented in the early Warring States Period (475 - 221 B.C.) by Mozi and Lu Ban, two philosophers who came after the teachings of Confucius.

www.fighterkitecentral.com/pdfs/kite%20origins.pdf

four countries are China, India, USA and Indonesia with ”our' India larger than China. The Invention of the Kite—George Webster. The Kiteflier, Issue 98. Page 9 .

www.reference.com/history/invented-kite-ece0f7bf572da781

The kite is an ancient device that is believed to have been invented in China by two philosophers in the fifth century B.C. named Mo Di and Luc Ban. Before the ...

www.my-best-kite.com/who-invented-the-kite.html

While researching other history pages on this site, I got the impression that China was the birth-place of the kite. However, on re-searching the Web, it seems that ...

www.computersmiths.com/chineseinvention/kite.htm

History of Chinese Invention and Discovery - the Kite.

www.my-best-kite.com/history-of-kites.html

Somewhere between 770 BC and 221 BC large wooden kites called muyuan were invented for military purposes. This period actually contained 2 separate ...