world history chapter 12 empires in East Asia
Dr nearys class wh1 Chinese Mongol Japanese Southeast Asia and Koreans
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the 1100 mile water-way, linking the yellow and Yangtze Riverit was begun in the Han Empire and in the sui Empire
considered the golden age of chinese civilization and rules for nearly 300 years; China grew under the dynasty to include much of eastern Asia, as well as large parts of Central Asia
one of the greatest rulers of the Tang Dynasty; He conquered many lands, reformed the military, and created law codes
the only woman to rule China in her own name, expanded the empire and supported Buddhism during the Tang Dynasty.
elite group of people who passed the tough exams on Confucianism,poetry,etc.
Chinese general, reunited China and became first Song emperor
Famous Chinese poet who wrote of life's pleasures
Famous chinese poet who wrote of confucian values
English term for the people that held agricultural holdings. This created a group that was between the lords and commoners because they purchased land which created larger and larger estates which helped them earn a large income from rents and dues from the tenants of the land.
A popular practice that tightly bound the feet of young girls, deforming them as they grew older. This was done to achieve the desired cultural practice of having dainty, lady-like feet.
Different Mongol tribes, often fighting with each other
Also known as Temujin; he united the Mongol tribes into an unstoppable fighting force; created largest single land empire in history.
Kahnate of the Great Khan
The Mongolia and China part of the Mongol empire
The mid-asia part of the mongol empire
The Persia part of the Mongol empire
Khanate of the Golden Horde
The Russia part of the Mongol empire
Mongol peace, period of no wars, where Mongols govern much of Eurasia
(1215-1294) Grandson of Genghis Khan and founder of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty in China.
The Mongol Empire dynasty
Capital of modern China, and where the Mongols built a different capital
Ancient Japenese typhoon that saved Japan from being taken over by Mongols, and what Japanese suicide pilots named themselves after as having the gods' favor
A trader from Venice who traveled a long journey by foot to Mongol China and traveled while working for the Mongol emperor then later wrote a book about his travels
A group of islands
A strong tropical storm
Ancient japanese religion
A Japanese divine spirit
Most influencial convert to Buddhism in Japan, starts trade with China and takes much of China's culture for Japan
Emperor moves the capital to Heian in 794 at the beginning of the Heian period, which was ruled by the Fujiwara clan
Lady Murasaki Shikibu
She wrote Tale of Genji
Tale of Genji
Ta, story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu at end of 11th century, world's first full novel
Aristocratic family that dominated the Japanese imperial court between the 9th and 12th centuries
Founder of the first shogunate, the Kamakura Shogunate
Warrior code for the Samurai
Commander of the Japanese army in ancient and feudal times. At times more similar to a duke and/or a military dictator.
A military dictatorship in Japan headed by the shoguns from 1185 to 133. It was based in Kamakura which was the capital of the shogunate.
a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
Strait of Malacca
B/a malay peninsula and sumatra
B/w sumatra and java
At its height around the year 1200, dominated India-China
City-temple made for Vishnu and Khmer capital
Agricultural kingdom at island Java
7th-13th centuries succeded Sailendra and dominated the malacca strait and waters around it
Capital of Srivijaya also a center for Buddhist learning
Official name for Japanese dynasties beginning with Ly dynasty
Established Hinoi as capital and Momgols fail to conquer, 1257, 1285, and 1287
One of 3 federations in Korea that chase out chinese and dominate
Modeled government after China, established by a rebel officer named Wang Kon, full dynasty name is Korguryo
Chosun (Yi) dynasty
Military leaders and scholar-officials of Koryu overthrew government and made land reforms
Korean artists , ade milky green glaze pottery and the recipe was lost in a Mongol invasion
A chinese invention of engraved wooden blocks to stamp words on a page
Bone-hard, white ceramic made of a special clay and a mineral found only in China
Kublai Kahn's private palace and resort away from the bustling capital
Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
Four main Japan islands
Sun-goddess that Japanese myths say they are descended from
The Japanese clan that established itself as the leading clan by the 5th century and by the 7th century called themselves the emperors of Japan
By Korean legend was half god/half bear said to have founded Korea another version says a royal shang descendant founded Korea
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