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Week 7: China

by: Mariah Armstrong

Week 7: China HST 106

Mariah Armstrong
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Asian Civilizations
Dr. Sybil Thornton

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Notes from the beginning of the chapter on China.
Asian Civilizations
Dr. Sybil Thornton
Class Notes
China, Asian, Civilizations, HST106, Shang, Zhou, Legalists
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Date Created: 10/04/15
China Shang Zhou and the Rest 0 Geography Mountains 0 North West South 0 Southeast coast Rivers west to east 0 Yellow River Huang He siltdikes makes loop 0 Les makes the water turn yellow 0 Blue River Chang Jiang con uence pond o Tributary system 0 West River Zhu Jiang o Prerequisites of Civilization Sedentarization Neolithic period Agricultural surplus millet wheat rice 0 Wheat imported from the Middle East 0 Loess Social strati cation priest kings appease spirits Walled palace compounds outside workers Tombs o Neolithic Period c 5000 2000 BCE 7th c BCE permanent agriculture free peasantry Yangshao 5000 3200 Banpo Xian Longshanoid Horizon 3200 1500 Longshan 2500 1700 Xia dynasty 3 sovereigns amp 5 emperors 2183 BCE 1752 CE 0 Shang Dynasty 1766111216001046 Characteristics Citycapitals especially Yin located in Anyang Hightech nest bronze altar sets 0 Based on earlier pottery models 0 Ceramic molds o Taotie Writing divination scapulimancy 0 Used animal scapulae and tortoise plastrons carpaces 0 First documentary evidence of writing Palace cities Zhengzhou Loyang Anyang o Shangdi was god Ancestor worship 0 Scapulamancy Shangdi Fertility rites War 0 Chariotsbows no swords Kingship organization 0 Zhou Dynasty 11112491046256249 Geography and Civilization 0 Western Zhou 0 Capital at Xian Easter Zhou 0 Capital at Luoyang 0 Spring amp Autumn Period 722481 0 Warring States Period 461403222 Characteristics From palace to aristocratic cities Feudalism Serfdom Extend to Yangzi River Population 20000000 0 Soy iron Contribution to Chinese Tradition Conditional rule 0 Tian mandate of heaven Wicked last rulers 0 Zhou Xin and cavorting youth under trees Negligent king and interfering woman Virtuous rulers 0 Wu Wang King and Duke of Zhou Developments 0 Agriculture soybean from Manchuria c 650 Metallurgy iron rst mentioned 521 0 Army peasant mass armies crossbow Government freelance advisors amp new laws 594 direct taxation Lu Fragmentation Chin Qin Yen Chi Chu Shu Lu etc o Vassals no longer to Zhou for enfoeffment 0 Early Thoughts Zhou and Warring States 403221 0 One Hundred Schools Freelance advisors Confucius 551479 BCE Gentlemansuperior man as educated for services Analects lead by example his works published by students 0 Zhou as Golden Age 0 The Chinese Canon Confucius I Ching Book Classic of Changes Mencius 371289 BCE Disciple of Confucius Man is good 0 Right to revolt king39s relatives The Legalists quotMan is evil and must be controlled by governmentquot Xun Zi 298238 0 Carrot and stick 0 Han Fei Zi d 233 BCE


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