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1 China : The Sui, Tang and Song Dynasties

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3 China’s history organized by its ruling Dynasties China already years old when Sui Dynasty emerged in 589 AD Important early ones to remember –Qin ( BCE)  Unified Chinese-speaking people –Han (202 BCE – 220CE)  Prosperous (similar to influence of Roman Empire on modern European cultures) Dynastic History

4 U.S.A. ( CE) Qin Dynasty ( BCE) Sui Dynasty ( CE) Song Dynasty ( CE) Yuan Dynasty ( CE) Tang Dynasty ( CE) Interregnum ( CE) Han Dynasty (202 CE-220CE) Zhou Dynasty ( BCE) Shang Dynasty ( BCE) CE2000 BCE

5 A Military Leader Forms New Dynasty New Dynasty Expands China & Reforms Government Chinese Dynastic Cycles Peasants Revolt and Intellectuals Challenge Dynasty Dynasty overextends itself Mandat e of Heaven

6 World’s largest population, and growing (approximately million during Tang) Territorially the largest country in world Numerous inventions with world-wide impact: Gunpowder Compass Silks Movable type printing Clocks Porcelain Paper money Growing trade of these goods spreads Chinese culture and influence throughout Asia Pax Sinica, CE

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10 Interregnum (c.580 C.E.)

11 Sui Dynasty, AD

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13 Sui Wendi, first Emperor of Sui Dynasty

14 Tang Dynasty, AD

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16 Gao Zu, 1 st Tang Emperor Tang Taizong, 2 nd Tang Emperor Wu Zhao, Tang Empress

17 asia/china/explore/largeimages.cfm?start=93 keywordid%2D3=&keywordid%2D1=&startYear=600& title=horse&recordtype=2&department=4&endYear=90 0&advsearch=y&searchText=&x=0&y=0&recNo=0&ta b=2&display= Tang Horse Sculpture—Symbols of Imperial Power and Authority

18 Sui Dynasty : Qin Dynasty Tang Dynasty : Han Dynasty Explain... Comparisons

19 Song Dynasty,

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22 Southern Song,

23 Photos from a recreated city of the Song Dynasty

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29 Printing pages from Song Dynasty, 12 th Century


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