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A year later in the city of Osaka , also under direct bakufu control , Öshio
Heihachiro , a former city official , raised a revolt to overthrow the officials and rich
merchants and to relieve the poor ; although the uprising was speedily
suppressed , the ...
... Sillathat controlled many castles . The central government sent officials to
these ... Sons of a family above the fifth of nine official grades received official
posts without going through civil service examinations . The central government
was run ...
His diary for this period survives and conveys a vivid picture of a Chinese official
of the time at work : making the ... peremptorily summoning the British merchants
and officials ; vainly trying to make the corrupt Chinese officials , grown soft on ...
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