Questions of Periodization Nature and causes of changes The fall of classical empires led to decentralization of government in China and in Europe leading up to the period of C. The collapse of the Han dynasty in China opened the door to the spread and appeal of Buddhism into China, since the Confucian authority was no longer centralized. In the Western Roman Empire, the fall of the west left a power vacuum that set the stage for the rise of fragmented regional kingdoms. In India, the tradition of weak centralized power coupled with the Hindu caste system contributed to the social stability after the fall of the Gupta empire.
It brought us the major civilizations, religions, and trade routes. But, what happens when all of the major world powers collapse?
This is the Post-Classical era. The major world powers come from places you might not expect. There are some powers that are similar to the ones before and the ones after Byzantine, China.
But, the major players in the Post-Classical era come from totally backwards places. One sprouts out of a cave in the Arabian desert.
The other comes from the base of a mountain on the steppes in Central Asia. That's not everything, but it just about sums up the basics. Of course, Trade, Migrations, Religion, and Labor are important From here on out, these eras are worth more than the first two.
Geography The above map was created using the geographic references from this era in the AP World History curriculum.
Every geographic reference for this unit appears on this map. The results were unprecedented concentrations of wealth and the intensification of cross-cultural exchanges. Innovations in transportation, state policies, and mercantile practices contributed to the expansion and development of commercial networks, which in turn served as conduits for cultural, technological, and biological diffusion within and between various societies.
Pastoral or nomadic groups played a key role in creating and sustaining these networks. Expanding networks fostered greater interregional borrowing, while at the same time sustaining regional diversity. It spread quickly through practices of trade, warfare, and diffusion characteristic of this period.
Improved transportation technologies and commercial practices led to an increased volume of trade, and expanded the geographical range of existing and newly active trade networks. Existing trade routes flourished, leading to growth of powerful new trading cities.
New Mesoamerica and Andes region trade routes developed C. More sophisticated caravan organization, use of compass, astrolabe, larger ship design, new forms of credit and monestization, increased in luxury and other goods trade.
One example of luxury goods: State practices, infrastructure building i.The rule of the Mongols in central Asia coincided with the peak of Silk Road trade between and C.E. MEDITERRANEAN NETWORK: In the previous period ( B.C.E.
to C.E.) the Mediterranean saw its heyday of trade under the territorial height of the Roman Empire. Impact of migrations on Afro-Eurasia and the Americas Consequences of plague pandemics By the trade the bubonic plague spread through Eurasia, the Mongol.
During the s plague erupted in southwestern China, then spread throughout China and central Asia, and by the late s it had reached southwest Asia and Europe, it became known as the. Ccot Trade In Afro Eurasia In Although there were several continuities in trade between Africa and Eurasia from to CE like the trade routes that were used, what was traded, and who participated in trade, there were several changes.
Afro-Eurasian Exchanges: Paper, Printing W. Europe vs. Byzantine, Chinese and Islamic Empires, Cities smaller. Technology lagged behind.
Analyze continuities and changes in trade networks between Africa and Eurasia from circa C.E. to C.E. study guide by m_franchi17 includes 3 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.
Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Human colonization of the Eurasian part of Afroeurasia began between , and 60, years ago, and colonization of Eurasia's cold northern zones probably began after , years ago.
The other world zones are much younger.