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Department
Global Asia Studies
Course Code
GASA01H3
Professor
Liang Chen

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Indus Civilization
Civitas
Vedic culture
oThe invasion of the Aryan (come from Central Asia)(Sanskrit many
different religious texts were written in this language)(Pali)
Math (Arabic numbers Arabs interacted with the west)
Medicine ayurvedic medicine
Mauryan
oAssociated with Emperor Ashoka
Known for military conquest disgusted by carnage, so he converted
to Buddhism
Astronomy India was first to find out that the earth revolved
around the sun and not the solar system around the earth
(heliocentric)
Xia Dynasty
Shang Dynasty
oDivination - tried to predict the future
Oracle bones inscribe onto the bone, burn it, and read the cracks
This points to the existence of the Chinese script
Zhou Dynasty
oGolden age in Chinese history
owarring states number of different kingdoms competing against each
other
Confucianism
Mencius at birth people are born good
Daoism
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