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University of Toronto Scarborough
Global Asia Studies
Liang Chen

Week 11 Asia in a global context during a period of change Qing Dynasty Collapse of Ming Dynasty caused by peasant rebellions and Manchu invasions The Manchu took over China and established the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing During the early Qing Dynasty, the Manchurians quickly adopted a blend of Chinese culture Received wide acceptance from the Chinese and governed China largely in Chinese mode Adaptation of: Confucianism, religions, culturalpolitical institutions Was not always the case, Manchu ordered Chinese male to shave their head and leave a pony tail, ordered Chinese women to stop foot binding Prosperity and population increase Expansion of territory under Qing China General prosperity Agricultural development and Chinas rising population Though agriculture growth became slower than Chinas population growth, causing starvation and peasant rebellions Merchants were allowed to trade further under the Qing, increase in permanent settlements of Chinese merchants in Southeast Asia Introduction of New World Crops: such as sweet potatoes, corn, peanuts, and tobacco. Also early ripening rice were developed during this period Emperor Kangxi Patron of Chinese culture and learning Also studied Latin, mathematics, and western science Capable administrator and conqueror (Taiwan, Mongolia, Xinjiang, and parts of Russia) www.notesolution.com
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