Untitled 123 - moon and certain stars. The Song Empire...

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SONG EMPIRE Liao Empire of Khitan people, pastoral nomads lived on the northeastern frontier. In western China, the Minyak people established a state. The chinese speaking Song Empire, came into being in 960 in central China. Song Empire hepled the Jurchens defeat the Liao. Jurchens established the Jin Empire. In 1088 the engineer Su Song constructed a chain driven mechanical clock. The clock told the time of day and the day of the month, and it indicated the movements of the
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Unformatted text preview: moon and certain stars. The Song Empire produced a lot of iron and steel for weapons. • The empire experimented and used gunpowder for their wars. • During the Song Empire China's population was 100 million. • Women had a lower rank than men and lost many of their rights, and remarriage was forbidden....
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2010 for the course CHEM 121 taught by Professor Heske during the Spring '08 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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