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Legalism is a school of thought in Chinese history that studies the ways of national governance.

Legalism proposes the ideas of enriching the country, strengthening the military, and governing the country with the law.Legalism emphasizes the interests and power of the state,advocates social management through legal and administrative systems, and underlines the necessity and legitimacy of national supervision and governance.

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