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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VIETNAM & SOUTHEAST ASIA: HISTORY-ARCHAEOLOGY

Vietnam's Independent Period Continues;
Lê Dynasty's Power Diminishes as the Mac, Trinh, and Nguyen Struggle for Dominance

Vietnam [Asia Society]
"A short essay on Vietnam's geopolitical history, from pre-civilization times to the 20th century."

Vietnam: What's in a Name? [Asia Society]
A short essay about the "many names and identities" Vietnam has had over the centuries.

Southeast Asia, 1400-1600 A.D. [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
"The Thai kingdom, centered on the capital city of Ayudhya, is a dominant polity in mainland Southeast Asia after the defeat of the Cambodian Khmer empire in 1431." With a period overview, list of key events, and ten related artworks.

Southeast Asia, 1600-1800 A.D. [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
"In mainland Southeast Asia, courtly and urban centers flourish in prosperous regional kingdoms, such as that of Ayudhya in Thailand. Conflicting relationships between these polities often lead to changing boundaries. Development of these centers is linked in part to the growing importance of trade in the region." With a period overview, list of key events, and four related artworks.

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RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY, THOUGHT

Scholar-Officials of the Mac Dynasty

Nguyen Binh Khiem ,1491-1585
Primary Source w/DBQs
Excerpt from Nguyen Binh Khiem's Inscription for "Three Belief" Temple [PDF] [Asia for Educators]

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MILITARY AND DEFENSE

The Lê Dynasty Defends Itself against the Champa

Lê Thánh-tông, 1442-1497
Primary Source w/DBQs
Excerpt from Lê Thánh-tông's Edict to the Ancestral Temple on the Champa War, 1470 [PDF] [Asia for Educators]

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