Flashcards in Chapter Ten Deck (15):
The purpose of the grand canal was to...
Facilitate trade and communication within China
The Sui empire lasted such a short time because
It was exhausted by its extraordinary pace of expansion and over centralization
What are the beliefs of Mahayana Buddhism?
Bodhisattvas have postponed nirvana to help others achieve enlightenment
What are the ways that Buddhist institutions allied themselves with the Tang imperial family?
Monastic leaders openly supported women as emperors
How did the bubonic plague reach East Asia?
It came along the sea route linking the Red Sea and Persian gulf with canton
The Uighurs were famous as merchants and...
The most dramatic change in the status of Chinese women during the Song Dynasty was manifested by?
Why did the song empire look east and south for allies?
Queens north and west of China were strongly oriented towards Buddhism
Why was rice growing well suited to Confucian ideology?
It demanded cooperation of large kin groups
Where was movable type originally developed?
Central Japan was most likely unified in the fourth or fifth century C.E. By..
Via Korean warriorson horseback
Japan during the eighth century can best be described as...
A major Buddhist center, perhaps surpassing China
The concept of Mandate of Heaven was not important in Japan because...
Japanese rulers always came from the same family
The combination of loneliness, free time, and writing encouraged Japanese women to...
Produce an outpouring of poetry, diaries and novels