Source: History College
Editor: Tang Xuxie
Recently, Professor Ning Xin, History College of Beijing Normal University, edited the Open Course on Official Governance: “Integrity and Anti-Corruption in Chinese History”, which was officially published by People's Publishing House.
“The administration of officials in Chinese history is the theme of the 10th collective study of the 19th Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on November 26, 2018. General Secretary Xi Jinping made an important speech when he was presiding over the study, pointing out: "We should summarize and analyze the gains and losses of official administration in our history, in order to strengthen and improve the management of cadres, so as to provide reference for jumping out of the historical periodic law, realizing the prosperity and development of the cause of the Party and the state, and lasting stability." General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized that it is a good tradition of our Party to attach importance to absorbing historical experience. History describes the successes and failures of our predecessors. Attaching importance to, studying and drawing lessons from history and understanding the laws of the rise and fall of chaos control in history can give us a lot of enlightenment to understand yesterday, grasp today and start tomorrow. We should pay more attention to, study and draw lessons from history in carrying out great struggles, building great projects, advancing great undertakings and realizing great dreams. It is of great significance for us to enrich our minds, broaden our horizons, improve our accomplishments and enhance our abilities.
Clarifying officials, punishing corruption and strengthening the construction of an honest and clean government are the fundamental tasks of governing the country in successive dynasties. It is not only related to the rise and fall of the country, but also closely related to social stability and people's livelihood. In order to draw lessons from the historical experience of thinkers and politicians in the past dynasties in "clarifying official governance", this book compiles lectures by 16 authoritative scholars, such as Ningke, Lin Ganquan, Liu Hainian, Wu Zongguo, Zhang Guogang and Bu Xianqun, and deeply analyses ancient times from different angles and levels of official selection, assessment, promotion, supervision, rewards and punishments. Experiences and gains and losses of official administration and anti-corruption. This book is a thematic Historical Anthology with both academic depth and strong practical concern. The articles collected are all related to honesty and anti-corruption in Chinese history. The authors are all important scholars in the field of Chinese history research, including Bo Xianqun, a researcher who has twice explained collective learning for the Political Bureau of the Central Committee.
The key to governing the country and the world is the Party and the people. The publication of this book will provide reference and Enlightenment for the promotion of a new era of comprehensive strict governance of the Party, and strive to create a loyal and clean cadre contingent of high-quality cadres, as well as for the current state governance.