h. Taosim – ying yang of life. i. mSun tzu’s art of war – 5 th BC j. Chinese culture is the anchor of east. Genera±ng technology, ideas, philosophy. k. Karate – japnese. Taewonkoe – Korean l. China has forever been a cultural hearth and world power. m. China is independent and semi-isola±onist n. Iran – china oldest states o. Oldest states – a land with a dis±nct and coun±nuous 4000-5000 year history p. China is the oldest state based on authoritarian regimes even in today’s world q. India will soon surpass the popula±on in china Perhaps one of the greatest innova±ons in China. s. Asian world history you must know: 18:00 t. China biggest geographic ever held was late 16-17-1800. u. Expansion of China – Shang Dynasty 1766 BC. Control eastern China v. Expansion of China – Han Dynasty 206 BC. Super successful. Control the silk road w. Expansion of China – T’and Dynasty 618 A.D. x. Expansion of China – Ming Dyansty 1368 A.D. y. Expanion of China – Manchu Dynasty 1650 A.D biggest empire of all
z. Silk, porcelain, and spices from silk road, china. aa. China resisted to embrace technologies, ideas, cultural phenomenon. ab. Core is always in the east. Physically separate from the rest of the planet. ac. ConservaTve in tradiTon. ad.
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