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Legalism - A Brief Overview

The doctrine of Legalism, like that of Machiavelli and Realpolitik, evolved in a highly multipolar world of swiftly shifting fortunes that would lay the foundations of the region for centuries to follow. 1,461 more words

Machiavelli

He who made China: Interview with Qin Shi Huang (Part 11)

D: OK. So with Lord Chang’an’s threat gone, the foundation of your alliance with Lü Buwei was also weakened. Your relationship must have become very subtle.Q: Yes, a little bit. 531 more words

History

He who made China: Interview with Qin Shi Huang (Part 9)


D: OK, let’s move on. Though Sima Qian’s account of your birth may not be accurate, he was right in emphasizing Lü Buwei’s role in your father’s inheritance of the throne, right? 1,166 more words

History

He who made China: Interview with Qin Shi Huang (Part 8)

D: Well, judging only by result, you are always right. But at least, Qin’s punishments were too harsh, and that was far from being benevolent. How could you kill somebody by tearing his body apart by 5 chariots? 879 more words

History

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Abstract

Word Wide Travel (Part 1): Lions and Malayan Tigers and Dynasties, Oh My!

I like to travel, who doesn’t? You get to experience new cultures and learn new things. But for all the time I spend looking at tourist attractions to learn the history, I often look past something as simple as why a country is named what it is. 246 more words

Etymology

He who made China: Interview with Qin Shi Huang (Part 7)

D: Well, I kind of know what Legalism is now. But can we forget about its “necessity” for a while, forget about the “law”, the “tactics” against your nobles and that. 944 more words

History