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Civil Examinations and Meritocracy in Late Imperia... - a book by Elman, Benjamin A.

Civil Examinations and Meritocracy in Late Imperial China

Civil Examinations and Meritocracy in Late Imperial China( )
Author: Elman, Benjamin A.
ISBN:978-0-674-72495-2
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $47.50
Book Description:

Benjamin Elman describes how education, examinations, and civil service fostered the world's first professional class based on demonstrated knowledge. Chinese civil examinations, a piece of social engineering worked out over centuries, prefigured the regime of meritocratic exams that undergirds higher education around the globe today.

Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / China
Study Aids / Civil Service
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.165 x 1.246 Inches
Book Weight:1.676 Pounds

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