3. QIN DYNASTY

3. QIN DYNASTY - o Li Si : Qin minister showed 1 st emporer...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
QIN DYNASTY (Qin dynasty preludes Han) - Confucianism becomes accepted belief - ZICHU – prince held hostage by Zhou o Likes LU BUWEI ’s girlfriend, though she’s pregnant w/ LB’s baby - Qin shi Huangdi (r. 221-210 BC) - Han propaganda o Confucian Social Heirarchy Literati – intellectuals who produce knowledge Farmers – produce food Artisans – produce tools/weapons Merchants - “tian xia” = “our land” – sense of nationalism in 3 rd cent. BC - FIRST EMPORER: o Writing system o Weights and measures o Roads – travel and control of surrounding region o Great Wall – keep out northern barbarians
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: o Li Si : Qin minister showed 1 st emporer Han Feizis writings/ mistakes of the Zhou Han Feizi said enlightened ruler knows that humane government wont work o Jia Yi : said Qin burned books (213bc) to keep people ignorant 1 st emporer reached height of power, abolished the ways of ancient sage kings and burnt the writings of the Hundred Schools. Demolished major cities, executed good men (execution of literati), and had weapons formed into statues FALL of the QIN:-death and chaos...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online