• 960-1279ce
  • N.Song capitol in Kaifung (scroll in Mr.Webb's class)
  • S.Song moved it to Hanjo
  • Song Dynasties very isolated and surrounded by more powerful states
  • Northern (960-1127) Southern (1127-1279)
  • monetization of the economy, growth in commerce and maritime trade, urban expansion and technological innovations,
  • developments of printing press, gunpowder, junks, moveable type, champa rice, foot-binding, etc. , greatly influenced Korean/Japanese literature, powerful navy and international trade
  • Enemies: Lao, Xixia, and Jerchens (Jin empire)
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