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

Chapter 5: Early Society in East Asia

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Discuss early agricultural society and political developments in early China.
  • Understand the rise and fall of the Zhou dynasty.
  • Identify key aspects of ancient Chinese society and culture.
  • Explain the connections between early Chinese writing and cultural development.
  • Understand the relationship between Chinese cultivators and the nomadic peoples of central Asia.
  • Identify the reasons behind the southern expansion of Chinese society.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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