Contributions of the Song and Tang Dynasties

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Patrick Lenahan
618-906 AD
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Drinking customs spread quickly in the north
Spreading basis of development in the south
Buddhism promoted from the south to north
“What Feng heard and saw”
Chan studiers way of life
Became a custom in the Buddhist circle
Tribute Teas
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Daoists practiced alchemy
Accidents trying to find an elixir
Powdered mixture of charcoal, sulfur, and saltpeter
Explosions
Scientists continued to hurt themselves
Fixed proportion is highly flammable
Fire medicine
http://www.bcps.org/offices/lis/models/chinahist/imag
es/flamethrow.jpg
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Picked through individuals abilities
Local, provincial, and national levels
2% passing rate
Intense preparation
Could take as many times as needed
http://www.daftblogger.com/wpcontent/uploads/2011/02/Chinese-Civil-Service-Exam.jpg
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Music
Archery
Horsemanship
Arithmetic
Writing
Rituals and Ceremonies
http://www.rightreading.com/printing/gutenberg.asia/images
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United the old Classical Era from Han
Li Yuan
Neutralizing nomadic peoples
Completed repairs to the Great Wall
Strong connection between Turk empires
Korean Peninsula
Elaborate bureaucracy
http://www.art-virtue.com/history/tang/maptang.jpg
960-1279 AD
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Structure and technical standard
Yan Su and Wu Deren
http://kaleidoscope.culturalchina.com/chinaWH/images/exbig_images/fc4efce51a46
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‘fire-dragon issuing from the water’
Naval engagements
Functions
Flat trajectory
Exocet surface-skimming naval rockets
http://media.photobucket.com/image/song%20dynas
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Bi Sheng
Movable Type pieces
Printing
Availability
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu
mb/4/41/Pen_ts%27ao,_woodblock_book_1249ce.png/250px-Pen_ts%27ao,_woodblock_book_1249ce.png
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Recipe for saltpeter
Wu Ching Yao
11th century bombs
Rocket arrows
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/183History8425.html
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Turmoil of the late Tang Dynasty
Recluse-painters
Visionary Landscapes
Emblems of a perfectly ordered state
http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/painting/tptg
ssla.htm
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Chinese invention
Classic period of Chinese porcelain
Kilns sending their wares to Court
Porcelain Schools
Types of Pottery
http://news.cultural-china.com/20090716143738.html
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