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hist 030807 lecture 17 - Lecture 17: SE Asia and the...

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Lecture 17: SE Asia and the Pacific Paper due Tuesday-turn in online as well “although they appear to be similar they are actually very different b/c. .” Spread of ideas along the Silk Road Turks became muslims around ad 1000 Islam [muslim] arrived in SE asia Manichaeism Nestorian Christianity o In “Silk Road Sourcebook”, read about Manichaeism and Nestorian Christianity SE Asia Mountains, forests, and jungle Sea communications Climate of this area Monsoon dry season where it is hot and wet season [extremes] results in not a constant supply of water Wet rice cultivation 2-3 crops/year Rice good to cultivate in SE Asia Problem: water supply, must manage water resources very carefully Problem: labor intensive India, China, and Southeast Asia India and China contributed to SE Asia India had mainly religious, cultural, and economic influence on SE Asia 2 nd c. bc-Chinese expansion to south Ca. ad 300-400: buddhisim and hinduism
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