Chinese History Jan 26 class 4

Chinese History Jan 26 class 4 - Chinese History 1/26...

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Chinese History 1/26 Confucious and the Pre-Qin Political philosophical Intellectual revolution of the later zho/eastern period 1771-256BC “Hundred school of thoughts” Confucianism, Daoism, legalism, etc. o Most important political philosophy How the huge revolution happened Constant intensified war during later Zhou Period Warring states period (403-256bc) 1 Military revolution Development of iron metallurgy o Metallurgy: development of weapons Development of new military technologies Infantry army and cavalries o China did not invent cavalry Makes war more lethal and violent 2 political and social change Rise of the rulers of certain city states who adapted to the change more effectively Seven warring state: Qi Han, Wei, Zhou, Chu, Yan, Qin o Most powerful Building regional states Began recruiting capable people who could Rise of the Shi o “learned uen” o Originally low-rank aristocrats of city states o Unemployment o Wandered around to find job in other states Devised new ideas to attract the attention of the potential employers
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course HIST 1608 taught by Professor Williamwei during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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