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Department
East Asian Studies
Course
EAS103H1
Professor
Lin Fang
Semester
Fall

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EAS Lecture 1: 09/19/2013 • Two major kinds of windows into the past, transmitted texts, excavated texts/ material objects • Transmitted= books, things that have ben copied from the original • Excavated= archives What’s missing from each kind of evidence • • What survives maybe accidental • Our own bias on looking at the past China: • Shang Dynasty ( 1500­1045 BCE): • What we have: royal tomb of Lady Hao (consort of king Wuding) at Anyang = woman warrior • King was often on hunts • No administrative relationship to surrounding communities • Scripted words on bronze  • Had concept of a god and many deities  King’s role was to worship the gods • • Oracle Bones • Record of divination • Take tortoise or cow shoulder bones, take a heated rod stick it in the bones and cracks would  appear to respond to the question • Long term and daily concerns  Can determine succession patterns from the oracle bones Bronze vessels= inscriptions on the inside and decorations on the outside Zhou Conquest of Shang: Zhou conquest: 1059­1045 BCE King Wen originally from Shang decided to name himself king 各各revolution  Three kings= King Wen, King Wu, Duke of Zhou Mandate of Heaven: Principle of rule by virtue not necessarily hereditary, allows anyone to have a claim to rule as long as you  were virtuous  Idea: Corrupt Shang replaced by virtuous Zhou Greatly influence dynastic transitions in later eras After Western Zhou: Attack in 771: Killed king Nobles fled to the east  (formed Eastern Zhou) Spring and Autumn Period: warring States period ( age of philosophers) Transmitted text writing on bamboo strips Strips= Book of Documents  Zhou government= ideal which Confucius made references to Beginnings Korea 09/19/2013 108 BCE Han dynasty commanderies on Korean Peninsula st 1  century BCE founding of Goguryeo 3­4 century CE Emergence of Baekje and Silla kingdoms 581 Founding of Sui dynasty in China 598 First sui invasion of Goguryeo 612 Sui campaign of on
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