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The Government of the Qin and Han Empires : 221 BCE - 220 CE.

Author: Michael Loewe
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co., 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this concise volume, Michael Loewe provides an engaging overview of the government of the early empires of China. Topics discussed are: the seat of supreme authority; the structure of central government; provincial and local government; the armed forces; officials; government communications; laws of the empire; control of the people and the land; controversies; and problems and weaknesses of the imperial system.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Loewe
ISBN: 9781603840576 1603840575
OCLC Number: 437107737
Description: 1 online resource (250 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Major Dynastic Events and Institutional Changes; Chapter 1: Emperors and Their Authority; Chapter 2: The Structure of the Central Government; Chapter 3: Provincial and Local Government; Chapter 4: The Armed Forces; Chapter 5: The Officials; Chapter 6: Major Decisions of Government: Decrees and Memorials; Chapter 7: Official Documents and Government Communications; Chapter 8: The Laws of the Empire; Chapter 9: Management of the People; Chapter 10: Control of the Farmer, Artisan, Tradesman and Traveller. Chapter 11: The Stability of Imperial Rule: Controversial ISsuesChapter 12: Weaknesses and Problems; Maps; Qin, Han and Xin Emperors; Works Cited; Index.

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