The history of the Republic of China (1911–1949)

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Edward L. Dreyer, ‘China at War, 1901-1949’
H-Net Review by Edward A. McCord, September 1995. The reviewed book is the first complete history, in a single work, of war and warfare in China in the first half of the twentieth century. An intrinsically important book because of the centrality of war in this period of Chinese history.
Sun and the Paris Anarchists
A INFOS News Service, 29 October 2004. The ideological position of the Paris group should have placed them in sharp conflict with Sun Yat-sen. In fact, however, Sun developed a warm personal friendship with the young Anarchist organizers, induced most of them to join his T'ung Meng Hui, and received various types of aid from them.
Article explores roots of Communist Party of China
China Daily, 24 May 2001. An article published by Xinhua News Agency Wednesday. It is one of a series of articles written by experts and published by Xinhua to mark the 80th birthday of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which falls on July 1. It explores the roots of the CPC 80 years ago.
Marching the Long March
By Ong Hwe Hwe, The Straits Times, 30 October 2000. Under a new tourism initiative, travellers can now retrace the route of the Long March—an arduous one-year journey which 86,000 communists undertook under the leadership of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong. Chairman Mao and his men went on the march in 1934 to escape the encircling Kuomintang (KMT) army.
Great Patriot of China Dies at 101
Xinhua, 14 October 2001. Chang Hsue-liang, a legendary great patriot of China, died in Honolulu. On December 12, 1936, Chang, then a general of the Kuomintang army, detained Chiang Kai-shek in the northwestern city of Xi'an and demanded that he cease the civil war and unite with the Communist Party to fight against the Japanese aggressors. That historical event is known as the Xi'an Incident (brief).
KMT Plan to Recapture Mainland Failed to Gain US Support
CND, 15 April 2002. Chiang Kai-shek, leader of the defeated Kuomintang who led his followers to Taiwan after he lost the civil war, had asked the United States for atomic bombs to launch an attack to the mainland coastline, but his request was rejected.
[American involvement in the civil war]
The Militant, 10 November 1945. American forces are directly involved in the civil war which broke out last week in north China. On October 27 soldiers of the Fourth Army, which is commanded by the Stalinist Yenan regime, fired on the barge of an American Admiral. The fire was returned by the barge.
His last translator
By Russell Working, South China Morning Post, 6 May 2001. Georgy Permyakov was translater for Henry Pu Yi, the Last emperor of China, his interpreter and teacher of Russian history and history of the Communist Party.