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Chinese Civilization and Bureaucracy

Etienne Balazs

Chinese Civilization and Bureaucracy

by Etienne Balazs

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China,
  • History - General History

  • Edition Notes

    Phoenix Books

    ContributionsH.M. Wright (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317379M
    ISBN 100300000138
    ISBN 109780300000139

    A. Chinese organization suited to sedentary cultivation 1. Borrowing from China led to ignoring of outside world ; B. Writing, bureaucracy, religious teachings, art spread to Asia 1. Korea, direct rule brief, but influence great ; 2. Japan – emulated China for awhile, aristocratic class took over ; C. Imports monopolized by wealthy elites.   As far back as the eighth-century, Chinese poet Tu Fu groused that more paper led to more writing, which created more bureaucracy. Later, because books at Author: Reid Mitenbuler.

    The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam OUTLINE I. Introduction Because of the remarkable durability of Chinese civilization as well as its marvelous technological and economic innovations, other cultures began to imitate China. Japan, Korea, Chinese-style bureaucracy and supported by an army of conscripted peasants File Size: KB. c. Korea overrun by Chinese armies 1. Kingdom of Silla created as tributary state ; D. Rebuilding the Bureaucracy 1. To survive, must rebuild and expand imperial bureaucracy a. need for loyal/well-educated officials ; b. offset power of aristocracy ; c. power to ruling families + bureaucrats ; d. created ministries 1. secretariat – drafted.

    For the purposes of this article, ancient Chinese civilization refers to that period of China’s history which began in the early 2nd millennium BCE, when a literate, city-based culture first emerged, to the end of the Han dynasty, in CE. By this time all the essential foundations of Chinese civilization .   Anyway, I found this very good section on the Chinese bureaucracy, at least from the Song dynasty. What really surprised me was the small size of the Confucian bureaucracy. Apparently a cadre of bureaucrats controlled an empire covering a territory twice that of Europe and with the largest population in the world in the tens of millions.


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