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HST 103: World History to 1600

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World History to 1600
Dr. Julia Troche
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Date Created: 02/27/16
HST 103: World History to 1600 Spring SEMESTER 2016 INSTRUCTOR: DR. Julia Troche 27 February 2016 China and India (c.3500-500 B.C.E.) Rice cultivated (c.7000 B.C.E.) - yellow and yangtze river (growing crops) Neolithic: - climate is warm and moist - North of China consisted of lakes and marshes - huge lake covered much of central China - two main cultures in Eastern China ( Yangshao/Longshan) Religion: - Shang Di (Shang-ti) Daoism/Taoism (“The Way”): Tao Te Ching (by Lao-Tzu/Laozi) and writings of Zhuangzi God: Tian (“Sky/Heaven”) Legendary Origins: The three August Ones and the Five Emperors (c.2850-2205 B.C.E.) Notables: Fuxi - taught people to hunt and fish 1 Shennong - taught agriculture and medicine Yao - taught virtue and harmony Shun - taught mortality and uniformity Yu the Great - tamed the yellow river Political Timeline: Xia Dynasty (c.2200-1266 B.C.E.) Shang Dynasty (c.1766-1122 B.C.E.) Zhou Dynasty (c. 1122-403 B.C.E.) Warrior States (inconclusive) Tomb 5: Fuhao (c.1250 B.C.E.) Zhou Dynasty: - the first part of the dynasty is known as the western or early Zhou (c. 1122-771 B.C.E.) - Mandate of heaven - India/Indus Valley (c. 3500-500 B.C.E.) - HARAPPAN Society: MOHENJO DARO - Aryan Migrations (c.1500 B.C.E.) - The Vedic Age Society and Religion: Caste System emerged (c. 1000-500 B.C.E.) 1. Brahmins (priests) 2. Kshatriyas (warriors/aristocrats) 3. Vaishyas (cultivators/artisans/merchants) 4. Shudras (landless peasants/serfs) 5. Untouchables (sickness) 2 3


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