Factions[8] - Loyal Ministers Eunuchs and Political...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/14/10 Loyal Ministers, Eunuchs, and Political Factions Lecture Eight
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4/14/10 Scholar-gentry / Literati New Ruling Elite Academic degree holding qualification (merit) Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Fang Xiaoru (1357 – 1402) Loyal Minister Wang Zhen (d.1449) Eunuch
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4/14/10 Song Scholar-gentry (literati) Song economic revolution Use of block printing National school system Lineage or Clan schools (same family name) Fang Zhongyan (Lineage organization creator) Private Academies
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4/14/10 Membership Recruitment Networks Teacher – Student Retired officials / ministers Examiners – Examinees Ties to teachers Serving officials / ministers
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4/14/10 Constraints of Mandate of Heaven Mutual Legitimation: throne and ministers “To hear and be attuned to the Will of Heaven” Role of officials & civil servants Emperor can shift responsibility if:- Blame officials Punish their mistakes
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course HIS 219 taught by Professor Jackson,g during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Factions[8] - Loyal Ministers Eunuchs and Political...

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