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Chinese Revolution of 1911 By Wang, Jason

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1338-1
Published: 02/05/2017
Retrieved: 21 April 2024, from


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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