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Unformatted text preview: unified the seas and continents than the Han and Tang dynasties - Turning inward s 1433- Zheng He dies and Ming Emperor bans large seagoing ships-Todays historians arent sure why the Chinese banned naval exploration-Confucian scholars thought that Chinese culture was the best in the world and they wanted to keep all the ancient traditions in place-These traditions are what eventually caused the weakening of China...
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- Spring '09