Guomindang


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Noun1.Guomindang - the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
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Fugui sale a buscar al medico para su madre y por el camino es arrestado por el Guomindang que sostiene una guerra civil contra el comunismo.
The change in self-understanding and the consciousness of being huaqiao (patriotic Chinese in diaspora) had to do in part with the cultivation by political activists and later on agents of the Guomindang government.
So, while the generation of Chinese Communists who "liberated" the mainland and sent the Guomindang (KMT) and its leader Chaing Kai-Shek (Jiang Jieshi) packing off to Taiwan is long gone, younger Chinese still have a great interest in Chinese military history.
Enduring the Revolution: Ding Ling and the Politics of Literature in Guomindang China.
The author traces China's history from the late Ming dynasty and on to the Guomindang, the survival and growth of communism, World War II, the People's Republic, and on into the current era of emergence.
9) With President Chen Shui-bian's departure from office at the conclusion of his second term in 2008, his successor, President Ma Ying-jeou, and his Guomindang allies have been far less strident in their language in criticizing China.
So potent was its cultural and communicative function that lusheng use was suppressed in many historic periods, including the Guomindang era and the Cultural Revolution.
This is accompanied by a strong focus on religious policies, discourses, practices, and trends in the different ages of imperialism, revolution, nationalism, modernity, and globalization from the late Qing, through the warlord government, to the Guomindang and Communist rule.
Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists (the Kuomintang or Guomindang party), which governed the Republic of China, fled to Taiwan in 1949 after being defeated by the Communists.
In 1928, the commander of China's British-trained navy, Chen Shaokuan, submitted a proposal that an aircraft carrier be obtained to the Guomindang government, which rejected it the following year.
The outline of Malraux's own life is well known: Born to a stockbroker father, but raised by his divorced mother, he was largely self-educated (never graduating from the Ecole des Langues Orientales); there was an expedition with his first wife to French Indochina in the 1920's, with arrest and conviction for trying to pilfer temple sculpture in Cambodia; after a short term of imprisonment, the sentence was voided, and he went on to edit an anti-colonialist newspaper in Saigon, and probably engaged in revolutionary activities there and in Guomindang in China (with Chiang Kai-shek); but the publication in 1933 of La Condition Humaine (Man's Fate) made him famous as a litterateur and public commentator who was known as a fashion-plate with a flair for the dramatic.
Second, in both regions there has been a decline in the relative importance of China-derived political organizations (the Guomindang, Chee Kung Tang, etc.