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Struggle for democracy : Sung Chiao-jen and the 1911 Chinese Revolution

Liew, Kit Siong


The 1911 revolution was a momentous event in Chinese history. It overthrew the 2,000-year-old monarchical system, and tried to establish a democratic republic in its place. The failure of this first attempt to Westernise China, combined with the other frustrations of the young intellectuals who engineered the revolution, contributed in large measure to China{u2019}s disenchantment with democracy, and to her subsequent intense commitment to Communism. This book, set against the background of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1971
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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