Asian Stagnation,
(1450 C.E. to 1750 C.E.)

During the early modern period, 1450 - 1750, Asia experienced the rebirth of a Chinese empire, the growth of new empires in the Middle East and South Asia, but also the closing of Japan.  This inability to recognize the threat the European traders posed to their states and cultures, would eventually spell their doom.

Important Documents
This covers chapters 21 & 22.
Important Links
Mughal India
This site is from the Royal British Museum and does a great job of providing depth on the Empire.

Music of East Asia