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    different dynasty regimes that is the Song Dynasty and the Mongol Dynasty. It was, however, the era of the Song Dynasty that the people of China witnessed several socio-economic and political changes that significantly changed the daily lives of the people during that period. One of the remarkable aspects of the daily lives of the people during this…

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    Theses: How did Daoism/Taoism influence Song Dynasty landscape painters in their rendering of negative space? In the following pages, I hope to give enough historical context to understand the practices and beliefs that surround and form a basis for landscape painting in 11th century, Northern and Southern Song Dynasty, China. Then I hope to observe Famous art historical pieces in order to illustrate my main points of interest, religious and philosophical influence and the meaning of this…

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    In Chinese five thousand years of history and civilization, Song dynasty is one of the hugest ships floating on this great river of history. Along with those emperors, people in song dynasty have created many significant innovations and inventions. During that 300 hundred years ruling, the ingenuity of Song people provided some of the most significant technological and conceptual advances in many fields such as arts, polymaths, engineering, and agriculture to Chinese culture and pushed human…

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    The rise and the fall of the Han (206 BCE - 220 CE) and the Sui (581 CE - 618) dynasties in post-classical China was followed by the life of the Tang (618 CE - 918), a dynasty which was the first to rebuild the Chinese empire after the fall of the Sui, which was then followed up by the short-lived Song (960 CE - 1279) dynasty. The fall of the Han dynasty brought about a time of turmoil. The broken pieces left by the Han were then picked up by the Sui who was also short-lived, similar to that of…

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    also has a history of chaos and disunity. However, the Sui, Tang, and Song Dynasty paved the way for the unification and prosperity in China. In 581 CE, the Sui Dynasty reunified China for the first significant time since the collapse of the Han Dynasty. As a result of the reunification, the society became stable and peaceful which encouraged economical and political development. Under Sui leadership, the Confucian civil service restarted along with its exam system. The Sui made the Grand…

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    The Tang and Song dynasties in China often referred to as the Golden Age, experienced economic, cultural, and artistic success. Associated with progress and prosperity these dynasties produced some incredibly astounding pieces of art for its time. These artworks were reflections of the most dominant religions and philosophies in these dynasties. The three significant belief systems that shaped the creations of Tang and Song artists include Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism. The Tang dynasty…

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    Song to Qing’s Commercial and Society In later imperial period China, Chinese society was constantly developing commercialization. Song dynasty, Northern Song and Southern Song, both located their capital at a communication center: near yellow river and Yangzi river. As the result, two capitals had become highly commercialized administration cities. Until early Qing dynasty, there were more open trades with western world, as well as more developed internal trading routes; the commercialization…

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    under the Song dynasty. The Song dynasty began in 960 and persisted until 1279. During this era, China became the first government in world history to nationally issue banknotes and was the first government in China to establish a permanent-standing navy. The Song dynasty is divided into two distinct periods, Northern and Southern. Following the Song dynasty was the Yuan dynasty, also known as the Great Yuan. This dynasty lasted from 1271 to 1368 and was characterized by Mongol rule. During…

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    Song Dynasty The last of the dynasties was the Song dynasty is divided into two separate periods: The Northern Song from 960-1126 A.D. and the Southern Song from 1126-1279 A.D. It was followed by the Yuan dynasty and it succeeded five dynasties and ten kingdoms. It was the first to issue paper money and bank notes. It was likewise the first to receive a permanent navy. Also, the first to use gunpowder and the first discernment of true north using a scope. It divided up into two discrete periods,…

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    Song dynasty was a controversial period in Chinese history regard to its political corruption and military weakness. As a result, it was always being called “Weak Song”. However, in economics perspective, Song dynasty instead was super strong and unprecedentedly prosperous. The revolutionary breakthrough in economy in terms of social productivity, great inventions and international trade pushed Song dynasty on the throne of the economic center of the world at that time. The increase of social…

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