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CHINA AND THE WORLD: 500-1300

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  1. CHINA AND THE WORLD: 500-1300 AP World Mr. Colden Fall 2013

  2. THE REEMERGENCE OF A UNIFIED CHINA • 200 C.E. Han Dynasty Collapsed • Reemergence of a Unified China • The Han dynasty collapsed around 220 C.E. • A “Golden Age” of Chinese Achievement • Sui Dynasty (589-618) • Tang (618-907) • Song (960-1279) • Tang and Song Politics • Economic Revolution • Production for market rather and for local consumption

  3. WOMEN IN THE SONG DYNASTY • This era wasn’t very “golden” for women • Tang Dynasty • Song Dynasty • Foot Binding • BUT: In some ways the position of women improved

  4. CHINA AND THE NORTHERN NOMADS: A CHINESE WORLD ORDER IN THE MAKING • Intro • Misconceptions of Chinese history: • the idea that Chinese civilization was impressive but largely static • the idea that China was a self-contained civilization • The Northern People

  5. CHINA AND THE NORTHERN NOMADS: A CHINESE WORLD ORDER IN THE MAKING • The Tribute System in Theory • Establishment of “tribute system” to manage relations with non-Chinese peoples • The Tribute System in Practice • Some nomadic empires could deal with China on at least equal terms • Xiongnu Confederacy • Turkic empires of Mongolia

  6. CHINA AND THE NORTHERN NOMADS: A CHINESE WORLD ORDER IN THE MAKING • Cultural Influence across an Ecological Frontier • Nomads who ruled parts of China often adopted Chinese ways • BUT Chinese culture did not have great impact on steppe nomads