China: Born in Isolation
Lecture no. 14 from the course: The Big History of Civilizations
Taught by Professor Craig G. Benjamin | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Although contemporaneous with civilizations emerging in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and South Asia, East Asia’s geographic isolation allowed for the development of unique ideas about government, society, and the individual. Find out about East Asian culture by exploring the rise and fall of the Shang and Zhou dynasties.