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agricultural

Between 1500 and 1800, China remained a mostly ____ society.

economy

However, the Chinese ______ was changing.

population

A long period of peace under the Qing dynasty and improvements in the food supply led to a large increase in ______.

capitalism

espite the growth in trade and manufacturing China did not develop the kind of commercial _____ that was emerging in Europe

family

Chinese society was organized around the ______.

generations

the ideal family unit in Qing China was the extended family, with as many as three or four _________ living under the same roof.

clan

Beyond the extended family was the ______, consisting of dozens or even hundreds of related families.

marriageable

Women who had bound feet were more _______ than those who did not.

novel

A new form of literature, the ____ arose during the Ming dynasty.

Golden

the _____ Lotus depicts the corrupt life of a wealthy landlord in the Ming period who cruelly manipulates those around him for sex, money, and power.

The Dream of the Red Chamber

__________ by Cao Xuegin, is generally considered even today to be China's most distinguished popular novel

Imperial City

The most outstanding example of Ming dynasty architecture is the _______ in Beijing.

Imperial

The Imperial City includes a maze of private apartments and offices, as well as stately halls for ______ audiences and banquests and spacious gardens

Poercelain

Perhaps the most famous of all the arts of the Ming Era was blue and white _________

Europeans

______ admired the beauty of this porcelain and collected it in great quantities

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