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Unformatted text preview: An autocratic and centralized state was immediately ready for expansion China’s greatest expansion at its height: the Empire's borders spanned from Kyrgyzstan in the west, to northern Korea in the northeast, and to northern Vietnam in the south. Costs of Wudi’s imperial expansion Han imperialism without Wudi—maintain a balance between domestic administration and imperial expansion Resistance from rural communities: Debate on Salt and Iron 3. Early Chinese imperialism Definition of ancient imperialism—empire building in an ancient world Means in Chinese empire building: violence against foreign people; occupation & colonization; ideology What set in motion ancient Chinese imperialism?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course HUMA 002 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '11 term at Alcorn State.
- Spring '11