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Sunday, 16 August 2020

How The Tang Dynasty Successfully Dominated East and Central Asia (Chinese History)

 

Short, insightful documentary on how the TangDynasty managed to dominate East and Central Asia! My key takeaways:

1. The Silk Road (named after the silk in China) was key in linking China to Central Asia, Middle East, Europe and North Africa. 

2. Tang artisans were responsible for developing the art of porcelain finishing. 

3. Porcelain became a Chinese brand.

4. Quote by Emperor Taizong - People are like water and the ruler is like a boat. The boat may float easily or may be submerged by water. 

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