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'Why did the Communists Gain Power in China?'

Henderson, Deborah J. (1996) 'Why did the Communists Gain Power in China?'. In Hoepper, Brian A., Henderson, Deborah J., Gray, I., Hennessey, J., & Lewis, B. (Eds.) Inquiry 1 : a source-based approach to modern history. The Jacaranda Press (John Wiley and Sons), Milton, Qld, pp. 200-266.

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Abstract

This chapter investigates the historical context for the Communist victory in China via critical inquiry and is written for students in years 11 and 12. This chapter provides students with the opportunity to explore a wide range of sources using skills of comprehension, analysis, interpretation, evaluation and decision making. This source-based approach leads students towards independent learning and the development of crucial historical skills.

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ID Code: 3254
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author . Author contact details : dj.henderson@qut.edu.au
Keywords: history, China, Chinese under the rule of the Emperor, the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, Sun Yat Sen, nationalists under Chiang Kai Shek, Long March, Japanese invasion of China, Communist victory, Mao, Zedong, Tiananmen Square Massacre
ISBN: 9780701632847
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Asian History (210302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics Business and Management) (130205)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 Jacaranda Press (John Wiley and Sons)
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:33

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