China 11: Nationalism and Imperialism During the Republic

Henderson, Deborah J. & Mackerras, Colin (1994) China 11: Nationalism and Imperialism During the Republic. In Mackerras, Colin (Ed.) Imperialism, colonialism and nationalism in East Asia: history through documents. Longman Australia, Melbourne, pp. 36-70.

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This chapter explores the following features of modern Chinese history: the May Fourth Movement of 1919, the leadership of Sun Yatsen and the beginnings of Chiang Kai-shek's dominance of the Nationalists, the development of Communism, the Japanese invasion of China and the violence in Nanjing. It also explores the ways in which the Chinese responded to Japanese imperialism and the victory of the Communists. It incorporates narrative commentary of key events and movements with a range of carefully selected and researched historical documents. Questions, activites, value dilemmas and suggestions for further research are designed to encourage students to think critically about the sources presented.

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ID Code: 3268
Item Type: Book Chapter
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ISBN: 0582801656
Subjects: 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 1994 Longman Australia
Deposited On: 20 Jul 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 15:08

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