China, A Century of Revolution

Part I (1911-1949)

Sue Williams | Apr 14, 2021

China: A Century of Revolution Part I (1911-1949) uses original footage and oral history to document the collapse of the Yuan dynasty, rise of the Chinese Republic, and the strife following the death of Sun Yixian. This installment also traces the development of communism, the Chinese civil war, and the growing influence of Mao Zedong. This video has a clear, explanatory narrative. is recommended for undergraduate courses, as well as IB History and AP World History, but should be previewed for graphic content. More information about the trilogy, China: A Century of Revolution can be found here.

Tags: East Asia Lecture, Podcast, & Documentary Cultural Human Rights & Violations Labor Political Revolutions 1900-1945 1945-Present


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