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Two republics in China : how imperial China became the PRC

Author: X L Woo
Publisher: New York : Algora Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mr. Woo continues his history of China from 1911, when the Qing dynasty was overthrown after the death of Empress Dowager Cixi, to modern times: a tumultuous century that saw chaos and warlords, invasions, regime change, confiscation of property, and later a return to a mixed economy allowing some capitalist features. In fact, China now has over 100 billionaires - but many families lost everything along the way.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Woo, X.L.
Two republics in China
(DLC) 2014026843
(OCoLC)883749025
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: X L Woo
ISBN: 9781628940985 1628940980
OCLC Number: 887803834
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part One. The first republic : the Republic of China --
1911 : how the last dynasty crumbled and warlords took over --
The first civil war between the Nationalist Party and the Communist Party --
The Japanese invasion of China --
The second civil war between the Nationalist Party and the Communist Party --
Part Two. The second republic : the People's Republic of China --
The establishment of the People's Republic of China --
The massacre of reactionaries and the suppression of bandits --
Communist rule in Tibet --
The land reform movement and prostitution reform --
The Korean War --
The so-called Gao Gang & Rao Shushi Anti-Party Event --
China's first five-year plan (1953-57) --
So-called Three Red Banners --
Soviet experts give technical assistance --
The anti-rightist movement --
Mao's goal to overtake England in 15 years --
The meeting on Mt. Lu and Peng's letter --
So-called Great Cultural Revolution.
Responsibility: X.L. Woo.
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Mr. Woo continues his history of China from 1911, when the Qing dynasty was overthrown after the death of Empress Dowager Cixi, to modern times: a tumultuous century that saw chaos and warlords, invasions, regime change, confiscation of property, and later a return to a mixed economy allowing some capitalist features. In fact, China now has over 100 billionaires - but many families lost everything along the way.

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