Human Legacy Course/New Asian Empires (1200 - 1800)

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In Asia, the period from 1200 to 1800 was a time of great empires and shifts in power. From east of the Mediterranean Sea to India, strong Muslim rulers built large empires. In China a new dynasty sought to revive the traditions neglected under the Mongols, while a military society arose in Japan.

The civilizations of Asia have contributed many lasting achievements in the arts and ideas throughout history. This week, you will learn about the contributions of China, Japan, and Muslim empires in Asia in the arts, learning, science, and technology.

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