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Chinese Nationalism in the 20th Century
A look at Chinese nationalism in the 20th century.
# 132697 | 2,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in History (Asian)

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This paper addresses the origins of Chinese nationalism in the 20th century, further considering anti-Manchu sentiment, Western influence, apparent poverty and decline towards the 1911 revolution. The absence of a common enemy produced splintering and debate as the Japanese occupation then saw age old dynamics return in a Communist movement supported for its sheer effectiveness and cultivated charisma. Commentary on how different groups were affected by each ideology or change.

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"Chinese nationalism, in retrospect, developed piecemeal, and largely in reaction to circumstances as accelerated in their gravity en route to the mid-20^th century's Communist revolution of 1949 and beyond. When one examples various developments once sees the immense problems and room for the derailment of any movement in the reality of a China whose tiny educated elite could not predict the responses of the masses that remained even centuries behind them in low expectations, illiteracy, much experience of deprivation and abuse, a fourth-class citizenship..."

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