The government schools in T'ang China and Nara and Heian Japan : a comparative study [article]

Yuese Huang, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
2016
No dynasty in Chinese history is better known than the T 'ang (618-904) for its cultural impact on her many neighbours. The empire was so extensive and prosperous that profound effects were felt among the surrounding peoples. Many of them sent members of their own reigning dynasties to study in China, who on returning applied what they had learned to their own country. Except the case of Korea, perhaps it was Japan which displayed the strongest Chinese influence. Despite difficulties in
more » ... ation, the Japanese made a Herculean effort in emulating almost every aspect of Chinese culture for more than two centuries, making a replica of China during the Nara (710-8 4) and the early half of the Heian (794-1185) periods.
doi:10.25911/5d778854105b2 fatcat:ycpgv6exqjcmrf7ygoaak2jg6u