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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 | Overview: Introduction
Chinese Revolution [1911-1912] (Britannica High, n.d.)
"Chinese Revolution, (1911–12), nationalist democratic revolt that overthrew the Qing (or Manchu) dynasty in 1912 and created a republic." ("Chinese Revolution [1911-1912]", n.d.)
Communism (Britannica High, n.d.)
"Communism, political and economic doctrine that aims to replace private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and communal control of at least the major means of production ... and the natural resources of a society. Communism is thus a form of socialism" ("Communism", n.d.)
What Is Communism? (Thought.Co)
"Communism is a political ideology that believes that societies can achieve full social equality by eliminating private property.... After World War II, the quick spread of communism was perceived as a threat to capitalist countries and led to the Cold War." (Rosenberg, 2019)
Chinese Revolution | Overview: Videos
Overview of Chinese history 1911 - 1949. (Khan Academy, 2013)
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Bibliography / Reference list: Khan, S., (2013). Overview of Chinese history 1911 - 1949, [eVideo]. Khan Academy. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/a9QtIfPIQl4
Chinese Revolution | Overview: Primary Sources
Chinese Civil War 1945-1950 (Wilson Center, n.d.)
"The Chinese Civil War, 1945-1950, fought between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the Nationalist Party (GMD), was a defining conflict for China, East Asia, and the world. The Civil War was marked by a number of large battles and campaigns and the involvement of both the United States and the Soviet Union."