Song Dynasty (Sòng Cháo 宋朝)

By | 2014-12-16T16:54:43+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Dynasty, Dynasty, Governance, History|

960–1279 Northern Song (960–1126); Southern Song (1127–1279) The Song 宋 dynasty (960–1279) defined a new and enduring phase of China’s premodern civilization, including southward economic shift, flourishing of urban culture, revival of the classical heritage over medieval Buddhism, and a new class of civil administrators who served the enhanced imperial autocracy.

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