- Words: 1824
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Drama - World
- Paper #: 42741180
Zhou (or Chou) dynasty, arising to power after defeating the Shang Dynasty in China in the mid-1000's BC, was the first dynasty to move the people groups which lived in the area currently known as modern china toward a common civilization.
Under the Shang, the Chinese people were no more than a collection of family tribes scattered throughout the region. At the beginning of the Chou dynastry, the region still