Tang Background and Context:Background Sentences from Class Notes and Potential Paragraphs
Background and Context Class Notes: Paragraph Part I•Class Notes Sample “Hook and Ladder” Sentence #1) While the insights of scholars are important, it is still necessary to consider the background and context of the Tang Dynasty before considering the relevant primary sources on the topic
Background and Context Notes: Paragraph Part I (cont.)•Class Notes Sample Sentence #2) : The Tang dynasty began in the early seventh century and lasted until the beginning of the tenth century.
Background and Context Notes: Paragraph Part I (cont.)•Class Notes Sample Sentence #3) The first emperor of the Tang Dynasty, Gaozu, who reigned from 618 to 626 BCE, retained many of the policies and administrative practices of the Sui Dynasty when he reformed the government and reorganized it in to three parts: the Secretariat, the Chancellery and the Department of State Affairs.
Background and Context Notes: Paragraph Part I (cont.)Class Notes Sample Sentence #4) Gaozu’s Confucianist and Legalist