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By Iona Man-Cheong

The classification of 1761 finds the workings of China's imperial exam approach from the original viewpoint of a unmarried graduating category. the writer follows the scholars' struggles in negotiating the exam process in addition to bureaucratic intrigue and highbrow clash, in addition to their careers around the Empire—to the battlefields of imperial enlargement in Annam and Tibet, the records the place the glories of the empire have been compiled, and again to the chambers the place they in flip turned examiners for the subsequent new release of aspirants.

The publication explores the pains and flexibilities of the exam procedure because it disciplined males for political existence and indicates how the procedure legitimated either the Manchu throne and the bulk non-Manchu elite. within the system's intricately articulated networks, we figure the steadiness of the Qing empire and the fault strains that might develop to destabilize it.

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