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Challenges to Rulership
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Legitimation Mandate of Heaven Mencius : Hundred Schools Dynastic Cycle Interregnum Restoration
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Architects of new imperial system Xun Zi vs. Mencius Shang Yang Li Si Han Feizi
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Principles of:- Standardization Equality before the Law Two handles of government
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The Qin Legacy: First Empire Unification of states / kingdoms Statecraft Harshness of rule Rebellion (Mencius) Unified Imperial system Centralized government bureaucracy / administration
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The Han Dynasty Model Integrated Confucian ideology Benevolent rule Welfare of the people Education (Emperor Wu – Han Wu Di): Schools Recommendation Imperial Academy Scholars – Erudites (Confucian Classics) Examinations for civil service / government office
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Confucian Canon The Book of Changes (Yi Jing) The Book of Documents (Shu Jing) The Book of Songs (Shi Jing) The Book of Rites (Li Ji) The Spring and Autumn Annals (Chun Qiu)
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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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