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By: Kyle McKenney Julian Palmer 10-22-10. East Asia. How did they change and how did they adapt to a changing world?. Ming Dynasty originally ruled. China fell to peasant and military rebellions. Manchu kingdom took over. Kept customs to gain legitimacy. Banned outside trade.

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by kyle mckenney julian palmer 10 22 10
By: Kyle McKenney

Julian Palmer


East Asia

political china

Ming Dynasty originally ruled.

China fell to peasant and military rebellions.

Manchu kingdom took over.

Kept customs to gain legitimacy.

Banned outside trade.

Political China
economic china

Trade was restricted to domestic.

Pirates often raided or traded with ports.

China was largely agricultural.

People tried to bypass trade laws.

Europe needed

China more than China

needed Europe.

Economic China
chinese culture

Art flourished during Ming and Qing.

Art collectors became important.

Qing had laws about how to dress.

They forced the Han to wear

ponytails and shaved heads.

Did this to antagonize Han.

Chinese Culture
political japan

Comprised of ruling families, daimyos.

ToyotomiHideyoshi daimyo took power.

After him was TokugawasIeyasu

took power.

Government known as


Capital became Edo.

Political Japan
economic japan

Economy based in agriculture and domestic trade.

  • Shogunate gained complete

control of outside trade

  • Trade restricted to areas under

direct control of Edo.

  • This protected Japan from any


Economic Japan
japanese culture


    • Imperial class
    • Lordship class
    • Samurai class
    • Peasants
    • Eta (lived in separate villages; “filthy”)
  • Tokugwa period was time of peace and


  • Theater was very important to Japan.
  • There were 5 types: Kabuki, Bunraku,

and Noh.

Japanese Culture
  • Painted by Zhu Da.
  • Descended from Ming emperor.
  • Fled after Manchu took over.
  • He joined a Buddhist monastery.
  • He later returned to become an artist.

How did China and Japan change, or not change?

How did Zhu Da represent the Chinese mentality?

What would have happened if China/Japan had opened their borders to Europeans?

primary document

The Edicts of the Tokugawa Shogunate:

Excerpts from The Edict of 1635 Ordering the Closing of Japan:

Addressed to the Joint Bugyō of Nagasaki

1. Japanese ships are strictly forbidden to leave for foreign countries.

2. No Japanese is permitted to go abroad. If there is anyone who attempts to do so secretly,

he must be executed. The ship so involved must be impounded and its owner arrested, and the

matter must be reported to the higher authority.

3. If any Japanese returns from overseas after residing there, he must be put to death.

4. If there is any place where the teachings of padres (Christianity) is practiced, the two of

you must order a thorough investigation.

7. If there are any Southern Barbarians (Westerners) who propagate the teachings of

padres, or otherwise commit crimes, they may be incarcerated in the prison maintained by the

Ōmura domain, as was done previously.

10. Samurai are not permitted to purchase any goods originating from foreign ships directly

from Chinese merchants in Nagasaki.

Primary Document

Cultural China. "Qing Dynasty (1636 AD – 1912 AD) - China Culture." History - China Culture. Web. 18 Oct. 2010. <http://history.cultural->.

Smitka, Michael. The Japanese Economy in the Tokugawa Era, 1600-1868. New York: Garland Pub., 1998. Print.

Unknown. "Japanese Culture -- Japanese Cultural Info in and around 1600." Webs - Make a Free Website, Get Free Hosting. Web. 19 Oct 2010. <>.

Unknown. "Zhu Da--China's Famous Calligrapher." Calligraphy. Web. 21 Oct. 2010. < art-and-calligraphy.html>.