Ancient India Vs Ancient China

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This week’s reading about India and China was very informative about their ancient forms of governments and how it differs from our original beliefs. In the reading section “Republics and Quasi-Democratic Institutions in Ancient India”, I was exposed to various concepts that I had not been taught in the past. As stated in the reading, “ …Brahmanical treaties found it very easy to visualize Indian society as a politically static one in which, ever since antiquity, monarchy was the normal form of state’(pg. 50). “ I as well assumed India’s government was only consisted of a Monarchial government system. I learned that Buddhist scriptures suggested that there was evidence that India practiced republicanism (pg. 50) It is stated by Muhlberger”the
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