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Unformatted text preview: dynasty Restoration after the fall of Wang Mang. Late Han, rise of sectarian movements in wake of natural disasters and economic hardship imposed by poor governing. Two major movements: Way of Great Peace, aka Yellow Turbans, and Celestial Master Sect, aka Five Pecks of Rice. Yellow Turbans shared beliefs and practices with Celestial Master sect, but was more militant. Sects based on revelation through spirit mediums. Personified divine beings concerned to aid humankindbelief arises in the midst of the collapsing dynasty and chaos. In Eastern ChinaShandong areaYellow Turbans were suppressed after rebelling around 185. This brought local military leaders into the forefront. Fall of the Han: Division into Three Kingdoms: Shu-Han, Wei, and Chu. Begins long period of division....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ANS 302C taught by Professor Boretz during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '07