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    • He proposed the idea that Tongwen Guan students who performed well in mathematics could be directly appointed to the Zongli Yamen as if they were Imperial examination graduates.Imperial examination-Wikipedia
    • More systematic introduction of Western law together with other Western sciences started with the establishment of Tongwen Guan in 1862.Chinese law-Wikipedia
    • The Tongwen Guan was established in 1862 by the joint advocacy of Prince Gong and Wenxiang, offering classes in English, French, Russian and German, in order to train diplomats to engage with Westerners.Self-Strengthening Movement-Wikipedia
    • However, just as they are about to leave, they learn that the White Lotus Sect is attacking the Tongwen Guan, a school for Chinese children to study foreign languages.Once Upon a Time in China II-Wikipedia
    • The later Tongwen Guan set up by the Qing dynasty for translating western languages was subordinated to the Zongli Yamen and not the Hanlin.Hanlin Academy-Wikipedia
    • He helped set up the Tongwen Guan (School of Combined Learning) in Peking, with a branch in Canton, to teach foreign languages, culture and science.History of foreign relations of China-Wikipedia

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