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3 Xuanye designated his second son 3 Arthur W. , Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1943), vol. 1,328, and Frederick W. Mote, Later Imperial China, 900-1800, forthcoming. I am grateful to Professor Mote for allowing me to read portions of his magisterial history relevant to this chapter. 18 The Late Imperial State Yinreng heir apparent in 1676, only to depose him in 1704. In the end, Xuanye's fourth son Yinzhen emerged in 1721 through an uncertain succession to become the Yongzheng Emperor Shizong.
Will "democracy" replace the CCP and blossom in China? Here too he is also dubious. Nelsen is more optimistic about the possibilities of federalism for China - and, in fact, he sees it as having been under way for a number of years. Yet he is uncertain that China's unitary political traditions and culture can be reconciled with the demands of federalism. Will the CCP endure? Nelsen concludes by offering seven reasons why it will: • • • • • • • The regime will invoke threats to justify its rule; There is an absence of likely alternatives to the regime; The regime, post-1989, is resolved to use force to maintain itself in power; The regime will manipulate nationalism for its own ends; Economic growth will slow but not stop; The political system remains, in essence, a Leninist one; The legal system is gradually developing.
Ch'u T'ung-tsu, Local Government, 2. Mote, "Political Structure," 83-84; Ch'u T'ung-tsu, Local Government, 14-115; and John R. Watt, The District Magistrate in Late Imperial China (New York: Columbia University Press, 1972), 11-22. Each of these systems is described and assessed in Hsiao Kung-ch'uan, Rural China: Imperial Control in the Nineteenth Century (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1960), 43-258. 21 H. Lyman Miller presidents. Appointments to the posts of governor-general and governor followed a similar division, with one post going to a member of the Manchu, Mongol, or Chinese banner elite and the other to a Chinese.
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