the ruler during the campaign in korea, Chinese Empress who restored the Han system of uniform government throughout China
a printer that could arrange blocks of individual characters in a frame to make up a page for printing
the upper class made up of scholar-officials and their families
Nomadic people herding domesticated animals
groups in which steppe nomads traveled together, all descending from a common ancestor.
leader who united the Mongols and began invasion of China
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China
Venetian merchant and traveler. His accounts of his travels to China offered Europeans a firsthand view of Asian lands and stimulated interest in Asian trade.
Means the "way of the gods". a religion.
"one who serves;" a member of Japan's warrior class who was a loyal bodyguard of a warlord
The Samurai Code of Rules
The supreme military commander of Japan.
great empire that included most of present day Cambodia, main power of southeast asian mainland
one of the worlds greatest architectual achievements. dedicated to hindu god vishnu.
Dynasty that lasted for four and a half centuries. 935 to 1392