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Unformatted text preview: South and Southeast Asia A Historical Overview Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Indus Valley Culture Between 2500-1500 BCE, urban culture arose in the Harappa region (of what is now Pakistan), with large cities, advanced craft production, and religious/ritual icons Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The Vedic Age •Around 1500 BCE, a group became active in the Punjab region of South Asia; they called themselves "Arya" •earliest Vedas written in 1200 BCE, followed by Brahmanas and other canonical texts Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The Varnas (Caste System) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Jainism found by Mahavira Buddhism founded by Gautama (below) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The Gupta Empire Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The Delhi Sultanate (1320-1526) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Mughal Dynasty Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Mughal Dynasty Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Mughal Dynasty Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Mughal Dynasty Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The Taj Mahal Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Southeast Asia Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Neolithic Period (7000-1500 BCE) and Bronze Age (1500 BCE-500 CE) Phung Nguyen culture (ca. 2000 BCE) of Vietnam Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Khok Phanom Di excavation site (ca. 2000–1400 BCE), Gulf of Thailand Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Ban Kao culture (ca. 2000–500 BCE) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Spread of bronze culture, 1500-500 BCE Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Iron Age (500 BCE-500 CE on mainland; mixes in with end of Bronze Age on islands) • • • • • Dongson culture (ca. 500 BCE-300 CE) in N.Vietnam Early form of writing used in Cambodia: 300 BCE King Ashoka sends Buddhist mission to Burma, ca. 250 BCE Chinese emperor Wudi (r. 141–86 B.C.) defeats kingdom of Nanyue 43–40 BCE, Trung sisters rebel against Chinese rule in Vietnam Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The First Kingdoms (beginning 500 CE) Dvaravati Kingdon, (Thailand, Burma) (500-900) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The First Kingdoms (beginning 500 CE) Dvaravati Kingdon, (Thailand, Burma) (500-900) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The First Kingdoms (beginning 500 CE) Dvaravati Kingdon, (Thailand, Burma) (500-900) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Hindu influence strong across Southeast Asia Vishnu statue from Vietnam (7th c) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Angkor Dynasty (Cambodia) founder was Jayavarman I, 657; solidified by Javarman II (770-834) standing Brahma (10th c) Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Srivijayan empire (based in Sumatra) founded in 670 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Srivijayan empire (based in Sumatra) founded in 670 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Srivijayan empire (based in Sumatra) founded in 670 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Kingdom of Mataram in Java, 732–760, Hindu, focused on worship of Shiva Shailendra dynasty of Java, 8th-9th centuries, conquers Mataram surrounding regions; constructs Buddhist monument, the Borobudur, in 825 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Angkor Ascendance and the Rise of Peripheral Kingdoms (1000-1500) Kingdom of Pagan in what is now Burma; thrived from ninth to Mongol invasion in thirteenth century Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Angkor empire is most powerful state in Southeast Asia in the twelfth century Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Between thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, emergence of Siam Tuesday, August 31, 2010 14th C, Lan Xang kingdom established in what is now Laos Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Vietnam •11th C, Chinese style state emerged •13th C,Vietnamese defeated Mongol invasion •14th C, Chinese Ming dynasty reestablished control over N.Vietnam •15th C, rebellion led by Le Loi that threw out the Chinese and reestablished a Vietnamese dynasty Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Indonesia Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Melaka (Malacca) was the first of the Malay states to become a major maritime power in the early fifteenth century Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 ...
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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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