1450 to 1750: The Emergence of the First Global Age
Ming 1368 to 1644
Qing 1644 to 1912
Muromachi 1392 to 1573
Monoyama 1573 to 1615
Edo 1615 to 1868
Choson 1392 to 1910
Thai kingdom in Ayudhya 1351 to 1767 (smaller regional kingdoms elsewhere, incl. Lê in Vietnam)
Deccani sultanates 1347 to 17th century
Mughal dynasty 1526 to 1858
Table of Contents - 1450 to 1750

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Chosôn (Yi) Dynasty (1392-1910)

Korea, 1400-1600 A.D. [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
"In an attempt to distance themselves from the former Koryô court and rejuvenate the country, the rulers of the new Chosôn dynasty (1392–1910) severely curtail the practice of Buddhism and embrace Neo-Confucianism as the official state ideology." With a period overview, list of key events, and nine related artworks.

Korea, 1600-1800 A.D. [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
"The Manchu invasions of the Korean peninsula and the subsequent establishment of the Qing dynasty in China during the first half of the seventeenth century shape the Chosôn elite's view of its own culture. Scholars and officials increasingly take an interest in Korea's history, geography, agriculture, literature, and art." With a period overview, list of key events, and eight related artworks.

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Admiral Yi Sun-shin (1545-1598)

Lesson PlanFamous Koreans: Six Portraits: Admiral Yi Sun-Shin [PDF] [Education About Asia, Association for Asian Studies]
Lesson plan designed "to provide an opportunity for students to learn about famous Koreans through readings and/or dramatizations." Brief overviews of the lives of six nodiv figures in Korea's history, including Admiral Yi Sun-shin (1545-1598). Each overview is imagined as a first-person narrative written by the historical figure.

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Inherited Status (Slavery); Genealogy

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Neo-Confucian Reforms; Women

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