February 5-Magistrate's job

February 5-Magistrate's job - February 5, 2007 The County...

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February 5, 2007 The County (District) Magistrate Key interface between state and society How did he get his job? How many people did he govern? Staff Yamen I. Local Government a. Key figures: Magistrate, prefects, and sub-prefects b. Divided into 1500 counties existed in the Ming i. Some organized in groups called prefectures ii. Prefect took care of many counties in a prefecture. c. Prefects: overseeing magistrates, otherwise everyone had the same job description. d. Magistrate key interface between society and the government II. Review a. Difference between feudalism and bureaucracy i. Happened in the Zhou we have a feudal system and in the Qin we have a bureaucracy ii. Feudalism: guy ruling over a little area is a hereditary system\ 1. Feudal lord can do anything he hasn’t been told not to do iii. Bureaucracy: not a hereditary system. 1. Bureaucrat can only do what he is specially commanded to do III. Magistrate and his job a. Magistrate was the key interface between society and the government b. How did the Magistrate get his job? i.
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2010 for the course HIEA HIEA 122 taught by Professor Schnewed during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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