Chapter 3 Reading Guide (2)

Chapter 3 Reading Guide (2) - Chapter3ReadingGuide

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How is the focus in India different than in China? What do most people do? What created a “localist” flavor (society revolving around the village)? THE FRAMEWORK FOR INDIAN HISTORY: GEOGRAPHY AND A FORMATIVE PERIOD What civilizations impacted India the most?  What direction did they come from? What made political unity difficult? What climatic phenomena heavily impacted India? What group of people provided formative changes to India during the Vedic/Epic Age? What was their first literary language?  List their famous poems and epics. What was the original purpose of the caste system? Which caste was responsible for the most menial labor tasks? The Aryan’s Indo-European religion developed into what religion? Who introduced a more mystical version of this religion? PATTERNS IN CLASSICAL INDIA What are the two major empires of India’s classical period? When did it enter into its classical phase (leave its formative phase)?
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course HISTORY 15 taught by Professor Jerke during the Spring '11 term at San Jose City College.

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