Yamen


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Yamen

 

a term used to designate various state institutions in China until 1949.

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Yousef's current exhibition, "Nawar Haedar and Yamen Yousef," is up at Art on 56th gallery until May 11.
Reed observes that clerks, runners, magistrates, local gentry, and the central government in Beijing used Confucian discourse and rhetoric in documents and hearings to claim moral authority, such that no one party's viewpoints on yamen conflicts can be determined to be more objective than those of the others.
Arguing that the line between legitimacy and corruption was permeable in accordance with local customs, Reed stresses the need to "relativize" the term "corruption" and the related behavior of the clerks and runners, who considered their work as a source of livelihood and charged fees because the yamen did not pay them.
Despite the magistrate's informative and urgent letters, the Qing central government was insensitive to the additional administrative and budgetary needs of the county yamen in the midst of drastic changes in the nineteenth century.
REWARD: Yamen Osawe scores Southport's third goal (main picture) after Jason Walker celebrated his goal on debut (inset) Pics by SIMON MARSHALL
The hosts thought they had won it late on when Yamen Owase netted after going straight through the Everton back four before lashing a shot past substitute goalkeeper Russell Griffiths - but Hope had other ideas.
Southport: Danny Hurst (David Stevenson 68), Aaron Chalmers (Charlie Joyce 75), James Smith (Steve Akrigg 46), Matty Flynn (Josh Livesey 85), David Fitzpatrick (Liam Willis 75), Jamie Milligan, Paul Rutherford (Matt Challoner 68), Scott Brown (Jamie Campbell 75), Karl Ledsham (Matty Harris 68), Yamen Osawe, Steven Tames (Curtis Thompson 75).