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HIST 208 09/01/16 Taoist Daoist He wanted to be a part of Daoist tradition (nature) Chief grand secetary: he was a big man in china Nature expressed by mountains and streams Chinese calendar: lunar calendar Lunar month is 28 days; every several years they had to add months Zhou (1045-256 BCE): Spring and Autumn period (770-481 BCE) Qin (221-206 BCE) – Han (206 BCE-220 BCE) Tang (618-906) Song (960-1276) Ming (1386-1644) HIST 208 09/15/16 Emperor: Figurehead Shogun: political leader Daimyo: nobes; warrior class Samurai: fighting men; warrior class Ronin: paid soldiers; warrior class Peasants: farmers and fisherman; 90% of population Artisans: crafts people

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