Early state formation
The King of Qin “1st emperor of China” (221 BC)
built a centralized imperial state that lasted 2,000 yrs till 1911
Silla “North & South Korea” (688)
a unified state with a centralized government
Yamato state in Japan
established its supremacy over competing clans, unified the country, and reorganized the government following the Chinese model of centralized state.