Patterns of Chinese History [2]

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Patterns of Chinese History
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Three Imperial Periods First Period (221 BC – 220 AD) Qin Founding of Empire Qin Shi Huang Di: First August Sovereign Lord Han Liu Consolidator of Imperial System Consort / Imperial Relatives: Regents Han Wu Di
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Second Imperial Period 618 - 1279 Tang & Song Dynasty (618 – 907 / 960 – 1279) Medieval Buddhism Shift from Aristocratic to Gentry Ruling Elite Economic revolution & urbanization
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Third Imperial Period 1368 – 1644 Last Chinese dynasty 1644 – 1911 Conquest dynasty Manchu Ethnic Minority
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Two Periods of Disunity 220 – 589 AD i) Three Kingdom
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Unformatted text preview: • ii) Wei, Jin, Northern & Southern Dynasties – 907 – 1279 • i) Barbarian Dynasties • Ii) Mongol Yuan Dynasty » Genghis Khan » Khubilai Khan Dynastic Cycle • 1. Empire ruled by Emperors – First good / active / vigorous – Last bad / corrupt / weak – Autocracy – Legitimation • Imperial system – Centralization • Dynasties – Ruling Houses – Kinship related – surnames – Taboo – Maternal relatives – Eunuchs (castrati) Dynasties • Qin (first) King Zheng • Han – Liu • Tang – Li • Song – Zhao • Yuan – Khubilai • Ming – Zhu • Qing – Aisin Gioro...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course HIS 219 taught by Professor Jackson,g during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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