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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 ...

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/Who-invented-the-kite-and-when/articleshow/6211967.cms

Jul 24, 2010 ... No one knows exactly how or who invented the first kite. It is thought that the earliest use of kites was among the Chinese, approximately 2800 ...

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.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.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  ...

www.computersmiths.com/chineseinvention/kite.htm

History of Chinese Invention and Discovery - the Kite.

www.encyclopedia.com/science-and-technology/technology/aviation-general/kite

In 1891, William A. Eddy, inspired by a Japanese design, invented a diamond- shaped kite, which did not need a tail. In 1893, Lawrence Hargrave invented the  ...

thekitesociety.org.uk/PDF/Invention%20Kites.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.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.