Chinese Revolution


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Chinese Revolution

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1. (Historical Terms) the overthrow of the last Manchu emperor and the establishment of a republic in China (1911–12)
2. (Historical Terms) the transformation of China (esp in the 1940s and 1950s) under the Chinese Communist Party
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Noun1.Chinese Revolution - the republican revolution against the Manchu dynasty in China; 1911-1912
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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A CHINESE revolution is about to rock the world of football.
Gong reminds readers that Wu Han, where Chi Li lives and her stories take place, is right on the physical border of Chinese uneven development: it does not really belong to the region that the government decided to develop when Economic Reform started in the 1980s, but it is full of glorious memories because of its contribution to Chinese revolution in the early 20th century; it falls between a prestigious past and an ignored present.
The film takes place during the Chinese Revolution in the late 1940s when many couples fled China, crossing the Taiwan Strait to Taiwan.
Professor Dikotter's latest book, The Tragedy of Liberation, a history of the Chinese revolution, was named one of the best books of 2013 by The Economist and The Sunday Times and short-listed for the Orwell Prize.
Completing the list is Frank Dikotter's The Tragedy of Liberation, a history of the Chinese revolution.
The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-57
Sun is widely recognised as the father of the Chinese revolution that established a republic early last century after thousands of years of dynastic rule.
When it was the Chinese Revolution and the Communists took over, you couldn't go back to China," he says.
However, I would be more tempted to recommend tried and tested works such as John King Fairbank's The Great Chinese Revolution, 1800-1985 (1987) and Jonathan D.
The Chief Minister on various occasions was seen in that jacket worn by leaders of Chinese revolution which he often wears in Pakistan.
1976: The leader of the Chinese revolution Chairman Mao Zedong, above, dies aged 82.
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