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  1. A foil for the West without even trying

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and unscrupulous Chinese character (corruption). In the 18th century, China was all the rage in Europe, with its exports of handicrafts, especially porcelain sets (hence the word 'china'). ... the Chinese emperor ruled by moral authority, accepting advice and reprimands from mandarins, all of whom had achieved moral and literary excellence. The physiocrat Francois Quesnay defended his ...

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