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  Detail from a portrait of Hesing (Hsing?),  low-ranking mandarin, fooled in 1846 by Charles Kellett, a British captain to sail on the junk Keying and coerced into sailing to New York for exhibition purposes, The Junk was stocked with Chinese objects, creating in effect a floating museum. Click for the full portrait.

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Opium Wars
Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895
Boxer rebellion
US in China after the Boxer rebellion
3. The collapse of the Qing (Manchu) dynasty 
4. Republican China
5. Chinese Civil War
6. War with Japan
 
 
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  • China: Commanding heights A valuable and very detailed chronological look at aspects of modern China from PBS. Well engineered site makes use easy.
  • The Fairbank Chinese History Virtual Library basic set of key links, clearly set out
  • China Before World War Two Lecture which gives a brief, but valuable cultural & political overview of China to 1917. By Professor Gerhard Rempel, Western New England College.
  • China Links for Schools Very comprehensive University of Sheffield links to websites about China and things Chinese which may be of interest to school teachers and students. Please click on the titles below to be taken to the links for that subject.  §
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  • China Through the Stereoscope Digital version of the text of a journey in stereo vision through the Dragon Empire at the Time of the Boxer Rebellion. New York: Underwood & Underwood, 1901.
  • China um 1900 in den Augen der Zeit (China around 1900 in contemporary sources) In German, but this is essentially a visual site with different contemporary sources. Key sections: (1) Einleitung (introduction); (2) Orte (places); (3) Literati und Abenteurer (literati and adventurers); (4) Leben (life); (5) Einschnitte (events); (6) Verwendete Bücher (bibliography).

 

 

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Opium wars
Early Japanese incursions into China
Boxer Rebellion
US in China after the Boxer rebellion
 
Imperialism Go to the casahistoria imperialism home site  for sections on the Theory & Practice of imperialism; Continental European Imperialism; The European experience in Africa; Gunboat Diplomacy.
 
 

 

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Sun Yat-sen
Chiang Kai-shek Pu Yi, the Last Emperor
  • Pu Yi Concise but useful bio from Thinkquest
  • Pu Yi's Widow Reveals Last Emperor's Soft Side By Li Xin, IPS, 8 April 1995. China's last emperor, shown as a collaborator in Bertolucci's film, has been revealed by his widow as a lonely, vulnerable man who even threatened suicide when she spoke of divorce

 

 

  

 

   

 

 

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     Events       Analysiselection of US posters from Penn State

 

 

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