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Source: Chinese Cultural Revolution poster showing Chairman Mao Zedong above an adoring crowd of Red Guards, soldiers, and workers. (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2019)
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Chinese Revolution | Keywords & figures
- Chinese Revolution glossary A-K
- Chinese Revolution glossary L-Z
- What Is Communism? (Thought.Co) ThoughtCo provides reliable information about a range of subjects including Biographies of Mao Zedong, and Chinese Revolutionary Leader Sun Yat-sen.
- An introduction to China
- Britannica High
Use Britannica High, our online encyclopedia, for High School level articles from the Encyclopædia Britannica to search for explanations of:
Key Terms. eg communism, Chinese Revolution [1911-1912].
- Ideologies and political parties eg Three Principles of the People, Nationalist Party [Kuomintang], Chinese Communist Party, Marxism, and Maoism.
- Causes Key Events eg Five-Power Constitution, May Fourth Movement, Warlordism, United Front, Northern Expedition, Jiangxi Soviet, Long March, Second Sino-Japanese War, and Chinese Civil War
- Key Figures central to the causes of the Revolution eg Yüan Shih-k’ai (Yuan Shikai), Sun Yat-sen (Sun Yixian), Chiang Kai-shek (Jiang Jieshi) Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Zhu De (Chu Teh), and Zhou Enlai (Chou En-lai)
- Key events central to the consequences of the Revolution eg Hundred Flowers Campaign, Great Leap Forward, and Cultural Revolution.
Key figures central to the consequences of the Revolution eg Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Zhou Enlai (Chou En-lai), Peng Dehuai (P’eng Te-huai), Lin Biao (Lin Piao), Liu Shaoqi (Liu Shao-ch’i), Jiang Qing (Chiang Ch’ing), and Chen Boda (Ch’en Po-ta)
ThoughtCo is also a reliable source of information for a range of subjects including Biographies of Mao Zedong, and Chinese Revolutionary Leader Sun Yat-sen.
"Communism", (n.d.) or ("Communism", n.d.)
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Communism. (n.d.). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from hhttps://bt-libproxy.mentonegirls.vic.edu.au/levels/high/article/communism/117284
Rosenberg, (2019) or (Rosenberg, 2019)
Reference list / Bibliography:
Rosenberg, R. (2019, May 25). What Is Communism? Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-communism-1779968
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Chinese Revolution | Summaries and Revision
Defeat and revolution 1901–25 (Lynch, 2016, pp. 47-72)
* The downfall of the Manchu dynasty 1901–11, * The rule of Yuan Shikai 1912–16, * Warlord China, * The 4 May Movement 1919–27, * The Nationalists (GMD) under Sun Yatsen 1912–25, * The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Nationalists and Communists 1924–45 (Lynch, 2016, pp. 73-100)
* The GMD–CCP United Front 1924–7, * The Communists under Mao Zedong, * The Guomindang under Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kaishek)
The Japanese threat and Communist takeover 1931–49 (Lynch, 2016, pp. 101-128)
* The Japanese occupation of China 1931–7, * The Sino-Japanese War 1937–41, * The Sino-Japanese War 1941–5, * The Communist takeover 1945–9
China and the wider world 1949–76 (Lynch, 2016, pp. 129-153)
* The PRC’s international position and regional issues, * The PRC’s relations with the USA, * The PRC’s relations with the Soviet Union, * The impact of the Cultural Revolution on external affairs