China: How the Empire Fell

China: How the Empire Fell


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ISBN-13: 9781138120761
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Joseph W. Esherick is Emeritus professor of History, University of California, San Diego, USA.

C. X. George Wei is Professor and Head of the Department of History at the University of Macau.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Joseph W. Esherick Part I: The Challenges of Reform 1. The Reform Predicament, Dai Angang 2. Late Qing Governors and Provincial Assemblies, Li Zhenwu 3. Conflict and Competition: A New Perspective on Late Qing Politics, Zhou Jiming and Wang Xi Part II: The Sichuan Railway Crisis: Prelude to Revolution 4. Zaifeng and Qing Railway Policy, Li Xuefeng Part III: Hubei Reforms and the Wuchang Uprising 5. The Policies in Hubei, Feng Tianyu 6. Tang Hualong in the 1911 Revolution, Ma Mingde Part IV: Qing Officials and the Revolution 7. Provincial Officials in 1911, Li Xizhu 8. On the Mentality of Manchu and Mongol Elites During the 1911 Revolution, Sun Yanjing and Zhou Zengguang Part V: Yuan Shikai 9. Zaifeng's Dismissal of Yuan Shikai and Sino-US-Japanese Diplomacy, Cui Zhihai 10. The Qing’s Three Armies after the Wuchang Uprising, Zhang Huateng 11. Yuan Shikai and the February 1912 "‘Beijing Mutiny’, Shang Xiaoming Part VI: The Revolution and the Frontier 12. The ‘Political Game’ and ‘State-Building:’ Outer Mongolia during the 1911 Revolution, Feng Jianyong

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