In what ways did the Tang and Son resemble the classical Han dynasty period, and in what ways had China changed? How did China influence East Asia from 600C.E. to 1450? Tribute system Song dynasty economic revolution Bushido Silla dynasty
What distinguished the first centuries of Islamic history form the early history of Christianity and Buddhism? How led to the immense religious and political/military success of Islam in its early centuries?
Quran Pillars of Islam Umma Haji Ibn Battuta Mecca Timbuktu Baghdad Sharia sufis
Prior to the Mongols, in what ways had pastoral peoples been significant in world history? In what ways did the Mongol empire resemble other empires, and in what ways did it differ form them? Why did it last a relatively short time?
Turks Chinggis Khan Yuan dynasty Khubilai Khan Golden Horde Black Death/plague