The Chinese examination system in dynastic China: Did it select the brightest and best?

McMullen, David (2011) The Chinese examination system in dynastic China: Did it select the brightest and best? Sunway Academic Journal, 8. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1823-500X

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Abstract

This article describes the principles behind the Chinese examination system in dynastic China, outlines some of the changes that took place in the examinations over more than a millennium and provides a tentative answer to the question of how effective they were as selectors for government service of the brightest and best from among China's population.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Author is with the Dept. of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Others > Non Sunway Academics
Depositing User: Ms. Molly Chuah
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2016 06:51
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2016 06:51
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/384

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