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Han-Tang06 - Imperial China The First Empire: 221BC 220AD...

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Imperial China The First Empire: 221BC – 220AD (Qin and Han) Second Imperial Age: 589 – 907AD (Sui and Tang)
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Qin Dynasty Terra cotta army from tomb of the First Emperor, Shi Huang Di – Han Dynasty – 221 BC
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Han Dynasty (200 BCE to 220 CE) Consolidation under the emperor Legalism – method exerting control over populace/although confucianism are also a governing influence Government service limited to aristocracy/defined by classical learning
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Han Dynasty Silk Road
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Tomb of Han Emperor, Liu Sheng Liu Sheng d. 113 BC This and another tomb were discovered in 1968   
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gh their coffins had collapsed, Liu Sheng and Dou Wan were each found in a wel ved jade suit. Liu Sheng's was made of 2498 pieces of jade, sewn together with t half pounds of gold wire (Dou Wan's was smaller). Each suit consists of 12 secti ead, front, and back parts of tunic, arms, gloves, leggings, and feet. It has been ted that a suit such as Liu Sheng's would have taken ten years to fashion. Along
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course ASIA 150 taught by Professor Hewison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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Han-Tang06 - Imperial China The First Empire: 221BC 220AD...

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