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Chinese Revolution of 1911 By Wang, Jason

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1338-1
Published: 02/05/2017
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The Chinese Revolution of 1911, also known as the Xinhai Revolution (辛亥革命, Xinhai Geming), ended China’s centuries-old traditions of Imperialism and Feudalism, and led to the abdication of Puyi (溥仪) (1906–1967) – China’s ‘Last Emperor’ – on February 12, 1912. By ushering in the Republic of China, the Revolution initiated a process that would eventually, by the mid-twentieth century, bring about the modernization and unification of China.

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Wang, Jason. "Chinese Revolution of 1911." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 16 Sep. 2019 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/chinese-revolution-of-1911. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1338-1

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