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By Gerald Berk

Alternative Tracks presents a unique interpretation of industrialization and political improvement within the usa. targeting the serious case of railroads, Gerald Berk indicates that substitute varieties of monetary association and governmental law existed within the overdue 19th century. Constitutional offerings, now not technological imperatives or financial pursuits, made up our minds the end result within the 20th century: a centralized regulated in accordance with liberal rules of redistribution. Alternative Tracks finds a nineteenth-century rival to this political economy―an both effective and extra democratic approach of neighborhood railroads regulated in accordance with republican principles.

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Their three units were during Later Han known as the Three Corps (San-shu; Han-kuan yi A : 1 2b). Filially Pious and Incorrupt aged fifty or more were placed in the Corps of the General of the Gentlemen-of-the-Household for All Purposes. The younger men were assigned to the other two Corps (Han­ kuan yi A : 1 2b). As before, the Gentlemen in each of the Three Corps were appointed at three different levels: as Gentlemen-ofthe-Household (chung­ lang) ranking Equivalent to 600 shih, as Gentlemen-in-Attendance (shih-lang) ranking Equivalent to 400 shih, and as Gentlemen-ofthe-Palace (lang-chung) ranking Equivalent to 300 shih (HHS chih 25 :3b-4b).

The quarters in question , one for each commandery and kingdom, offered lodging to men on official business to the capital , such as the above-mentioned Officials in Charge of Accounts. In Later Han times, at least, the quarters also seem to have put up private citizenslS2 (HS 1 9 A : 1 3 b , 1 8a). 1s3 Nothing is known abou t the lesser staff of the Grand Herald, except that he employed Literary Scholars (wen-hsiieh; HS 7 1 :9b). C . , the ministry of the Grand Herald was expanded. The office of the Director of Dependent States was abolished that year (see p.

107 The numerical strength of the Gentlemen Rapid as Tigers was 1 500 men (Han-kuan tien-chih yi-shih hsUan-yung Ib;Han-kuan yi A:13 a). g. HHS 5 :3b). They were commanded by the General of the Gentlemen-ofthe-Household of the Feathered Forest (yii-lin chung-lang chiang), ranking Equivalent to 2000 shih, but no longer by the Chief Commandant of Cavalry. The Gentlemen of the Feathered Forest were divided into two troops under an Inspector of the Left of the Feathered Forest (yii-lin tso-chien) and an Inspector of the Right of the Feathered Forest (yii-lin yu-chien).

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