The advantages and disadvantages of the development of centralization of power in the history of Chi

The advantages and disadvantages of the development of centralization of power in the history of Chi

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         The Advantages, Disadvantages and the Development of Centralization of  Power in the History of China    Fan Feng           In several thousand years of history, China has gone though about 11 dynasties. Each  dynasty strengthened the centralization of power. If the power is divided into military power,  finance power and administrative jurisdiction, we can easily come to the conclusion that  history of China is in the process of unification of these powers.        In the early history of China, the government implemented a  system of enfeoffment , in  which a central dynasty divided the whole country into many small provinces, and gave them  to men of merit or relatives. These people were called the feudatory. They had all three  powers in their own territory which cannot directly be intervened by the central dynasty.  Later, the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) established a system of prefectures and counties,  which appointed officials instead of giving them land to manage the province. As a result, the  government took over of administrative jurisdiction. This was the first step to centralize the  power. When the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) used Sale Monopoly System, the government 
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