Context: World of the Song (Google Slides)
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Introduction to the Song:
View “Along the River During the Qingming Festival” (Qingming shanghe tu 清明上河圖) (external link) by the Song dynasty artist Zhang Zeduan (1085–1145). Note that the scroll is very long, so you can navigate both left and right by clicking and dragging your mouse. You can also zoom in to see the details more clearly.
As you view the scroll, consider:
In pairs, use the Song Dynasty in China page from Columbia University dig further to understand the changes underway during the Song. These areas include:
Together, create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast developments in the Tang and Song.