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The Imperial State
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Zhongguo Chinese Identities 1) Territory: Zhongguo (the central state)
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Chinese Identities 2) Language and script
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Evolution of Chinese written language Chinese Identities 2) Language and script
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Huangdi (The Yellow Emperor), legendary ancestor of Chinese nation Mausoleum of Huangdi Chinese Identities 3) Icons and symbols
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Structure of the Imperial State 1) Centralized bureaucracy Feudalism vs Bureaucracy in early Han
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Structure of the Imperial State 1) Centralized bureaucracy Central government: Emperor Chief counselor (prime minister) Six ministers (personnel, revenue, ritual, war, punishment, works) Censor-in-chief Lower-level governments: General Governors (military) Provincial Governors (civil) County Magistrates Local groups for mutual surveillance and tax collection Bao: 1,000 households Jia: 100 households Pai: 10 households
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Periodic evaluation of performance Rule of avoidance Civil service examination Structure of the Imperial State 2) Meritocracy
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course GOV 38915 taught by Professor Edwards during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.

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