Additonal Information to the Part 1 "Premodern History"
Through the folowing links you can find and read more detailed information for the treated subjects in the course:
Before the Foundation of the first Dynasty in Japan -
- Japan in the Ice Age ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Paleolithic
- Jomon Period ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C5%8Dmon_period
- Yayoi Period ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yayoi_period
- Indigenous People "Ainu" ; Ainu, First People of Japan (Youtube)
- Ryukyu Culture ; http: "Traditional Music of Okinawa" (Youtube)
- Kofun Period ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kofun_period
Kofun ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kofun
The Foundation of the first Dynasty in Japan -
- Asuka / Yamato Period ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asuka_period
- The oldest woody architectue of the would: Horyu-ji Temple in Nora (Youtube)
Political Reform in the 7th C. and the Change of Social Structure
- Political and Social Development in China ; "Chinse Dynasties"
- The first Emperor of China "Qin Shi Huang" :Terracotta Warriors (Youtube)
- Imperial Examniation since Sui Dynasty ; "Imperial Examination"
- Development from a simple Kinship to a Clan; "From Kinship to Clan"
- Political and Social Development in Japan ; "From Clan System to Class Society"
- Difference between Clan and Class ; "War and Class"
- Cultural Development in Heian and kamakura Period ; "Japanese Buddhism"
- "Heart Sutra" (Sanskrit: प्रज्ञापारमिताहृदय Prajñāpāramitā Hṛdaya); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_Sutra
- Buddhism as "Private Religion" of the Nobility : Uji-Byodo-in Temple (Youtube)
Formation and Fall of the Japanese Feudalism
- Economic Development under the Rule of Samurai ; "Development in Edo"
- Perry Expedition (1953-54): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry_Expedition
- Convention of Kanagawa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Kanagawa
- Cf. -> "Bowring Treaty": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowring_Treaty
- American Civil War (1961-65): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
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