Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 26: Tradition and Change in East Asia

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Compare and contrast the Ming and Qing dynasties.
  • Explain the meaning of the "Son of Heaven" and the significance of the Chinese scholar-bureaucrats.
  • Discuss the impact of patriarchy and gender relations on women in Ming and Qing China.
  • Identify the connections between population growth and economic development in early modern China.
  • Identify and discuss important social groups within early modern China.
  • Explain the importance of the Confucian tradition and the return of Christianity to China.
  • Explain the process of Japanese unification and the rise of the Tokugawa shogunate and resulting economic and social changes.
  • Outline important features of Tokugawa Japanese society and culture.
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