China's Republican Revolution: The Case of Kwangtung, 1895-1913

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Imperialism, pernicious as it was in most respects, served as the prime catalyst for social change in China throughout the turbulent period from 1895 to 1913. Starting with this premise, Edward Rhoads traces the social, political, and economic history of the republican revolution. In his view, after the Boxer uprising, the Manchu court, usually called supine and reactionary, instituted a program of reform that was a serious, comprehensive, and often successful attempt at radical social transformation. It failed, but it ...

China's Republican Revolution: The Case of Kwangtung, 1895-1913 1975, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674119802

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