Jiu-hwa Lo UPSHUR

Testing room of the Imperial examination system. Each test-taker would be confined to one of these tiny cubicles for the duration of the examination Students would usually come from families wealthy enough to support a non-working family member, as studying would leave little time for anything else. China was the first civilization to develop a civil service recruited on the basis of merit, not birth, and the examination process that sought

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