Unformatted text preview: The ideal type of local administration in the Qin-Han empire: a system of walled urban communities 2. Financing empire-making: taxation and corvee service Tax personally rather than family- or land-based Major kinds of tax burdens: Poll taxes ( 算 ) in cash or in kind and land taxes Corvee service: all males of a certain age The monetarized state revenue—why was the money important for the sovereignty? The ambiguous role of the merchants in empire-making 3. The rise of the literati class 儒生阶层的兴起 The difference between clerks 吏 and literati 儒 Education and the rise of the literati class Changes in state ideology: from the legalism to Confucianism Discourse on salt and monopoly 81 B.C. Why did the Confucian finally win?...
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