Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 26: Tradition and Change in East Asia

Essay Quiz

Consider the process of becoming a scholar-bureaucrat. What might be the impact of this civil service system on the administration and culture of China? What were the future prospects for most of the students pictured in the work by artist Qiu Ying, shown in the text?
What tone does Emperor Qianlong take in his letter to King George III of England? (See Textbook: Sources from the Past: Qianlong on Chinese Trade with England.) How do you think King George and the English public reacted to this letter? Try to imagine an appropriate response.
Discuss the successes and failures of the Jesuit mission to China in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Why was it so difficult for Christian missions to attract converts in China?
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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