History: Asian Essays & Paper Examples

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This paper will look at the similarities and differences between the Japanese Samurai class and the Chinese Scholar Officials. In their very basic form they were merely political entities, designed to separate the people into different classes, which in turn had certain privileges and rights outlined by the political doctrine. In the case of the Samurai, their class was created to maintain a level of honor and devotion to the feudal lords, unparalleled in Asian societies. The Chinese Scholar