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  China from Mongols to the Ming
The Mongols were different from the Chinese not only in speech but in dress and other habits, and the Chinese looked upon the Mongols as barbarians.
Mongol military garrisons continued to rule at strategic points in China, but the Mongols were greatly outnumbered and were not prepared to contend with a great rebellion.
Mongol rule in China was about 76 years-old when, in 1352, a rebellion took shape around Guangzhou.
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  Ming Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ming Dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644.
Long wars with the Mongols, incursions by the Japanese into Korea, and harassment of Chinese coastal cities by the Japanese in the sixteenth century weakened Ming rule, which became, as earlier Chinese dynasties had, ripe for an alien takeover.
The fall of the Ming Dynasty was a protracted affair, its roots beginning as early as 1600 with the emergence of the Manchu state under Nurhaci.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ming_Dynasty   (3288 words)

  
 Sung Dynasty & Mongol Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A century and a half later, the Mongols conquered both the Jurchen and the Sung, marking for the first time the occupation and rule of all China by a barbarian.
The genius behind Mongol power was Genghis Khan; by the time of his death in 1227 the Mongols possessed an empire stretching from Korea to Russian Turkistan and from Siberia to northern India.
With the peace that settled over Asia as a result of Mongol rule, access to China became relatively easy, and thus another age of cosmopolitanism and broad foreign contact, particularly with the West, was begun.
www.bergen.org /AAST/Projects/ChinaHistory/SUNG.HTM   (497 words)

  
 Great Wall of China - Ming Dynasty
Mongol rule in China was brought to an end after civil war among Mongol princes and an increasing conversion to the sedentary Chinese way of life that robbed the Mongol military machine of much of its effectiveness.
The Ming Dynasty was the last native Chinese dynasty to rule the empire.
However, at the height of their power, they controlled the Mongols in the north, captured the Western Region in the west, conquered the Jurchen (also Nuzhen) in the northeast, governed Tibet in the southwest and established the Jiaozhi Prefecture in the south.
www.great-wall.org /ming-dynasty.htm   (702 words)

  
 Background Essay no. 36 | The Mongol Dynasty | AskAsia.org
In 1271 Kublai Khan named his dynasty Yuan which means "origin of the universe." The Yuan dynasty in China lasted from 1279 to 1368.
The Mongols could not have ruled China without the help of some of the Chinese elite and yet they were reluctant to use the Chinese, particular the Southern Song, in their government.
The Mongols used the Grand Canal to transport grain to the capital.
www.askasia.org /teachers/essays/essay.php?no=36&era=&grade=&geo=   (1803 words)

  
 Korean History
After several centuries of sporadic warfare, Shilla - allied with the Chinese Tang Dynasty - defeated its old ally, Paekche, in 661 AD (Paekche received assistance from Japan - even this early, Korea's political life was not free from external meddling).
However, during the Koryo rule of 500 years, the country was continuously harassed by northern tribes, such as the Khitan, and suffered tremendously from the 13th Century Mongol invasions and the later Chinese Mongol Dynasty, which eventually dominated the Koryo court.
Japan emerged as the victor in this competition, defeating the Chinese Manchu Dynasty in the Sino-Japanese War of 1895 and the Russian Empire in the Russo-Japanese War of 1905.
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 Ming & Early Ch'ing Dynasties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mongol rule in China was brought to an end after civil war among Mongol princes and increasing conversion to the sedentary Chinese way of life robbed the Mongol military machine of much of its effectiveness.
Continued defense problems with the Mongols and marauding pirates along the southeastern coast led the state to the brink of bankruptcy.
Natural disasters in the early 17th century gave rise to peasant rebellion, signalling the end of the dynasty.
www.bergen.org /AAST/Projects/ChinaHistory/MING.HTM   (552 words)

  
 Mongolian Buddhism Glossary  | Mongoluls.Net
Mongol prince of Sogwo Arig in central Amdo
Mongolian ruler and emperor of the Mongol-Chinese Yuan dynasty
Mongol prince of the southern Tibetan Ma Chu region
mongoluls.net /glossary.shtml   (1716 words)

  
 Yuan Mongol Dynasty
But to the south, the Song dynasty had continued to hold the Mongols at bay in a very long stalemate.
The Mongols made no attempt to adopt the ways of the people they governed in any of their lands.
He successfully drove the Mongols from the soils of China, and founded the Ming Dynasty.
www.asianartmall.com /dyuan.htm   (213 words)

  
 The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty (1279-1368) (from China) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The Mongols were the first of the northern barbarians to rule all of China.
Chinese painters who worked during the Yuan period (1206–1368) and were revered during the Ming dynasty and later periods as major exponents of the tradition of “literati painting” (wenrenhua), which was concerned more with individual expression and learning than with outward representation and immediate visual appeal.
The Ch'in Dynasty, from which the country name China is derived, ruled for only a brief period—from 221 to 206 BC.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-195693?tocId=195693&ct=eb   (766 words)

  
 Mongol history and chronology from ancient times
In this context it must not be forgotten that the Yuan Dynasty was Mongol, a fact which in addition to the effects of the long-standing contacts between the Chinese and the Mongol nations, would facilitate the writing of a truthful translation of Mongol history.
Yeh-lu Chu'tsai was descended from Mongols who, in the tenth and eleventh centuries had entered the service of the Liao state, which came into existence during the ninth century as an offspring of a culture which originated as a result of contacts between Mongol pastoralists and Chinese farmers.
If the Mongols had not been bound by tradition, but continued the European campaign in accordance with the original guidelines of Subedei (and as already mentioned it is very likely that Chingis Khan himself had masterminded the plan), Batu and Subedei might have conquered all of Europe to the Atlantic Ocean.
www.coldsiberia.org /webdoc3.htm   (9052 words)

  
 Yuan Dynasty, Mongol Yuan Dynasty History, Ancient Chinese History
With their dynasty now firmly established in the Chinese empire, the Yuan found themselves rulers of a complex group of peoples who inhabited the largest land based empire ever to exist, stretching from what is now Korea and western Russia in the north and from Burma to Iraq in the south.
The Mongols in the first group enjoyed the greatest privileges under the regime, while the fourth group, the Nan were to have the least.
The Mongols were so weakened that it was not until the 15th Century that they gained sufficient strength under a leader known as Dayan Qaghan to attack the Empire's frontiers once again.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/history/yuan/index.htm   (776 words)

  
 The Islamic art collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA
Dynasty of Berber origin that ruled North Africa and later Spain, 1050–1147.
Dynasty of Mongol origin that ruled Greater Iran, 1256–1335.
Dynasty of former slaves that ruled Egypt and Syria, 1250–1517.
www.lacma.org /islamic_art/dynasty.htm   (220 words)

  
 Yuan, or Mongol, Dynasty (1279-1368) (from Chinese literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The best-known ruler of the Yüan, or Mongol, Dynasty was Kublai Khan.
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Includes a map and pictures that focus on the Shang and the Zhou, descriptions of the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States periods, and discussion of the School of Literati, Confucius, Mencius, and Legalism.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-198577?tocId=198577   (811 words)

  
 History of the World - By Date (1000 to 1500)
Batu establishes Mongol "Empire of the Golden Horde"
Mongols under Ghengis Khan invade Russia and Central Europe
Kublai Khan continues Mongol Dynasty in China and Asia
www.lukemastin.com /history/by_date_3.html   (763 words)

  
 Yuan Dynasty (Mongol Period) Chinese Art - History for Kids!
Chinese Art - 1279-1368 AD You might think that the invasion of the Mongols in 1279 AD would have killed off a lot of artists and there wouldn't be much good art during this time, but that's not true.
Or, you might think that Chinese artists would begin to paint in a more Mongol style, but that's not what happened either.
Artists went right on drawing landscapes, although people became more important in the landscapes than they had been under the Sung Dynasty.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/china/art/mongol.htm   (369 words)

  
 Rug Notes Index - J Persian rugs and carpets by Barry O'Connell,Spongobongo.com
The Jalayirid were part of the IL-Khanid Mongol Horde who founded a dynasty after the break-up of the IL-Khanid Horde.
Rashid ad-Din was a Persian Jew who converted to Islam and served at the Mongol court in Persia.
He assembled a record of the Mongol dynasty called the "Jami' at-tawarikh".
www.spongobongo.com /rwj.htm   (2333 words)

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