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: ...
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
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
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 ...
Kite flying was eventually spread by traders from China to Korea, and across Asia
to India. Each area developed a distinctive style of kite and cultural purpose for ...
Kites were first developed in ancient China. Written references to kites in China
date back to 200 b.c., but they were probably invented at a much earlier time.
Introduction to history and culture of Chinese kites, including construction,
Weifang ... And ancient China did indeed have a well-developed social structure
The record for the highest single kite flown is 3801 metres (12,471ft). for a train of
kites 9740 ... People were flying kites 1,000years before paper was invented.
The materials used in kitemaking. 4. The origins of kites as found in the literature.
5. Kites in China. 6. Kites and fishing. 7. How kites spread. 8. Putting it together.
During the Spring-and-Autumn-Period and the period of the Warrying-Empires (
475-221 v.u.Z), some 2300 years ago, the first kite had been developed in the ...