10-16 The Song Dynasty - Greg J. Gallagher 16 October 2006...

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Greg J. Gallagher 16 October 2006 The Song Dynasty: 907-1276 1) Themes and Issues for the Song 2) Founding of the Song a) Big Changes from Tang Period i) Population explodes ii) Civilian over military rule iii) Exam System (1) Place in society isn’t just based on birth into certain family iv) Confucianism (1) Neo-Confucianism (new Confucianism) (a) Very different to older Confucianism v) Developing of Coal Mining (1) Invention of gun powder vi) First use of printed money (1) Allowed for increase in marketization because you can carry your money vii)Development of block printing (1) Allowed for increase in literacy (2) Because there is printed books we have a better understanding of what’s going on during this period 3) The Song Among Equals a) Northern Song (907-1127) b) Southern Song (1127-1276) c) Dynastic Cycle d) The Liao i) Likely they are Mongolian People—a group called the Khitan ii) Control much of the North iii) Hybrid State (1) Chinese institutions in the south, tribal in the north
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course HIST 103 taught by Professor Hess during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin Colleges Online.

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