Posted by Yutopian (126.96.36.199) on September 20, 2001 at 12:04:49:
In Reply to: world history posted by kelsey Rainey on September 19, 2001 at 19:09:32:
: i am doing a project over the t'ang dynasty and under the word it says meritocracy. what does that word mean?
Meritocracy means that social status is gained by academic achievement.
This was the case in China, where academic achievement was measured
by one's knowledge in Confucianism. You might want to read more on
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