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Strayer: Chapter 8: Deeper Understanding
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Which of the following was the greatest of the Third-Wave civilizations, having a massive impact with ripple effects across Afro-Eurasia?
This dynasty reunified China in 589 C.E. after centuries of political fragmentation.
What era of history is known as the Chinese golden age of arts and literature?
the Tang and Song dynasties
By 1200 C.E., which state was the most urbanized in the world?
Which statement best describes the economy of Tang and Song China?
The Chinese economy was the world's largest.
Which of the following countries produced the world's first printed books?
Which of the following statements best describes women in Song China?
Patriarchal restrictions on women tightened in this period.
Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between China and the northern nomads in the period 500-1300?
Each society needed the products of the other.
How did the Chinese tribute system work?
Chinese emperors demanded ritual submission from foreigners, in return granting trade privileges and gifts that were frequently worth more than the foreigners paid in tribute.
Which is the correct definition of Xiongnu?
An early nomadic confederacy that was a serious threat to China
What is the significance of the Jin or Jurchen peoples?
They were nomadic peoples who established a state that included much of the steppes as well as parts of northern China.
Which of the following statements best describes Chinese influence on the peoples of the steppes?
The steppe peoples kept their own culture.
Which period of Chinese history saw a great love for the "western barbarians," including the adoption of new religions, fashions, and art?
The Tang Dynasty
The Silla kingdom brought political unity for the first time to which country in the seventh century C.E.?
Which of the following statements best describes relations between China and Korea in the period 500-1300?
At first the Chinese attempted conquest, but soon withdrew their military forces in favor of a tributary relationship with independent Korea.
In which cultural area did Chinese influence in Korea extend beyond the elite to the main populace?
This state was ruled by China for over a thousand years.
Popular religion in which country included female nature deities and a "female Buddha," usually taken as evidence of women's higher status in the region?
Japan's deep borrowing from China occurred
Why is Shotoku Taishi important to world history?
He was the first leader of the effort to turn Japan into a centralized bureaucratic state.
What is the name of the Japanese document that proclaims the Japanese ruler as a Chinese-style emperor and encourages both Buddhism and Confucianism?
The Seventeen Article Constitution
What is bushido?
The ethic of the samurai warrior class
Murasaki Shikibu's great novel of c. 1000 C.E., which describes Japanese court life, is called
The Tale of Genji
Which of the following statements best describes the Japanese belief system later known as Shinto?
Beliefs and practice focused on sacred spirits associated with human ancestors and natural phenomena
What is the most important factor that made Japanese women begin to lose status in the twelfth century and later?
The rise of samurai culture that emphasized warrior virtues and relationships between warriors and their lords
Buddhism heavily influenced the development of which of these technologies?
What caused the Chinese to develop the frontier region south of the Yangzi River?
Introduction of a new, drought-resistant strain of rice from Vietnam
What was the world's first printed book?
The Diamond Sutra
What was the only large-scale cultural borrowing in Chinese history before Marxism in the twentieth century?
This branch of Buddhism emphasizes salvation by faith without study or intensive meditation; it became very popular in China.
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