Review Sheet for Global II Exam 4
Topics: Japan and the Civilizations of India and Southeast Asia
Text: pgs. 294-311
Stuff to review:
a. Impact and influence of geography, Japanese geography quiz
b. Early development:
i. Reading: From the Stone Age to Statehood: Myths, Prehistory, and Ancient History (to 710)
iii. Borrowings from China (500)
iv. The Heian period (710-784)
c. Japanese Feudalism
i. Structure of : class hand-out
ii. Similarities and differences to European Feudalism
iii. The Kamakura and Tokugawa Shogunates:
1. Centralized feudalism
2. Was Tokugawa rule beneficial or detrimental to Japan? Hand-out
i. How did it develop?
ii. The aim of Zen- “Satori”: hand-out for homework
iii. Hand-out- Zen quotes
iv. Japanese Tea Ceremony
1. Web site, in class exercise- How does it express Japanese values? How does it relate to Zen Buddhism?
v. Film: Rashomon
1. see questions
II. Southeast Asia
a. The Gupta
ii. The advancement of science and learning.
iii. Why it is considered a golden age of Indian history?
iv. Kalidasa and the Shakuntala
b. The Huns, Rajput's, and the Delhi Sultanate
i. Know the chronology of the respective kingdoms
c. The Mughal’s
i. Text- Babur- how the Mughal’s came to power
ii. Why Akbar is called “the Great”?
iii. In class activity- Did the Mughal’s help or hinder the advancement of Indian civilization?