make land more productive reorganize crops fertilizers project to redo landscape freeze head tax by Confucian standards, measure of success stability issue population growth ended 1788 2300 books were burned rid opponent's works promote own ideology which side to be on? helped ruler help certain Confucian scholars anxiety amongst individuals no anti-Manchu texts but no anti-Manchu texts protector of Chinese literature poetry philosophy history classics Siku Quanshu 3500 novels, texts, etc v. complete emperor starts encyclopedia project Wenzi Yu problem with political system itself population growth politics of literati more sophisticated money market state itself increased silver reasons 1760 China limits foreigners to Port of Canton inflation showed West its power
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