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Through reports of envoys sent to the Sui and T'ang courts by emperors of the
Asuka period, it became known that the T'ang Empire was a centralized nation
governed by an excellent legal system termed ritsu-ryo. Having learned about the
The centre of south German painting had by then The rise of shifted from Munich
to Augsburg in Swabia, where Jo- Augsburg hann Georg Bermuller became the
director of the Acade- asthe my in 1730; but his frescoes, as well as those of ...
Zurich thus became well equipped to enter the modern industrial era: as early as
1787, a quarter of the population had been engaged in textile manufacturing, a
successor to the medieval silk industry; and the 1830 constitution (further ...
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