Tank Man: The amazing story behind the iconic picture of the 20th century
Twenty-five years on, one image of the Tiananmen Square protests sustains. The iconic photograph 'Tank Man' was taken by Jeff Widener and this is his story. ...
This 1989 speech is one of the most important in China's history — and only eight people have heard it
Two days before the Tiananmen crackdown, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made a then-unpopular case for linking economic reform with tight-fisted politics.
Boxer Rebellion
The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901. It was initiated by the M...
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Chinese Civil War
The Chinese Civil War was a civil war in China fought between forces loyal to the Kuomintang (KMT) -led government of the Republic of China, and forces loyal to the Communist Party of China (CPC). The...
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Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
The Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, commonly known as the June Fourth Incident (六四事件) or '89 Democracy Movement (八九民运) in Chinese, were student-led popular demonstrations in Beijing which took pla...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia
Xinhai Revolution
The Xinhai Revolution, or the Hsin-hai Revolution, also known as the Revolution of 1911, or the Chinese Revolution, was a revolution that overthrew China's last imperial dynasty (Qing dynasty), and es...
Xinhai Revolution - Wikipedia
Number One Yixing Factory
Yixing Factory Number One is the oldest teapot factory in China. The factory houses skilled artisans who set strict standards for their work.
In 1918, the Jiangsu Provincial Ceramics Factory was e...
Sailing the Seas Depends on the Helmsman
"Sailing the Seas Depends on the Helmsman" (Chinese: 《大海航行靠舵手》; pinyin: Dàhǎi hángxíng kào duòshǒu) is the English-language title of a popular Chinese revolutionary song. The song was already ...
Project National Glory
Project National Glory or Project Guoguang (Chinese: 國光計劃) was a military attempt by the Kuomintang-led Republic of China located on Taiwan to try to recapture mainland China held by the People's ...
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Eight model plays
In China revolutionary opera refers to the model operas (Chinese: 樣板戲; Chinese: 样板戏; pinyin: yàngbǎnxì) planned and engineered during the Cultural Revolution by Jiang Qing, the wife of Cha...
Chinese revolutionary activities in Malaya
Sun Yat-sen along with Tong Meng Hui were not all that successful in holding revolutionary activities in Malaya, which consists of present-day Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. The British colonial g...
Chinese revolutionary activities in Malaya - Wikipedia
Memorials for the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
In the days following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, many memorials and vigils were held around the world. Hong Kong, China and the USA have all held different versions of memorials so that th...
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Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China
The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China (the Alliance) is a pro-democratic organization that was established on 21 May 1989 in the then British colony of Hong Kong...
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Chairman Mao badge
Chairman Mao badge (Chinese: 毛主席像章; pinyin: Máo zhǔxí xiàngzhāng) is the name given to a type of pin badge displaying an image of Mao Zedong that was ubiquitous in the People's Republic of Chi...
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Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang
Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang are the memoirs of the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Zhao Ziyang, who was sacked after the Tiananmen Square...
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Lin Biao
Lin Biao (pinyin: Lín Biāo; Wade–Giles: Lin Piao; IPA: [lǐn pjɑ́ʊ]; December 5, 1907 – September 13, 1971) was a major Chinese Communist military leader who was pivotal in the ...
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Boxer Rebellion Indemnity Scholarship Program
The Boxer Indemnity Scholarship Program (Chinese: 庚子賠款獎學金; pinyin: Gēngzǐ Péikuǎn Jiǎngxuéjīn) was a scholarship program funded by Boxer Rebellion indemnity money paid to the United States tha...
Boxer Rebellion Indemnity Scholarship Program - Wikipedia
Barefoot doctor
Barefoot doctors (Chinese: 赤脚医生; pinyin: chìjiǎo yīshēng) are farmers who received minimal basic medical and paramedical training and worked in rural villages in the People's Republic of China...
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August 1 Declaration
August 1 Declaration (Chinese: 八一宣言; pinyin: bā yī xuānyán) is a declaration made by the Chinese Communist Party. On August 1, 1935 during the Long March, the Chinese Communist Party Central C...
List of army groups of the National Revolutionary Army
The army groups (集團軍, sometimes also referred to as group armies) of the National Revolutionary Army were the largest conventional mobile formations in the organization of the army of the Republic of ...
List of army groups of the National Revolutionary Army - Wikipedia
Red Crag
Red Crag (Chinese: 红岩; pinyin: Hóngyán) was a 1961 novel based partly on fact by Chinese authors Luo Guangbin and Yang Yiyan, who were former inmates in a Kuomintang prison in Sichuan. It was ...
Red Crag - Wikipedia
Central Organization and Propaganda Leading Group
The Central Organization and Propaganda Leading Group (simplified Chinese: 中央组织宣传组; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Zǔzhī Xuānchuán Lǐngdǎo Zǔ) was an agency under the Politburo of the Communist Party of China that...
Central Organization and Propaganda Leading Group - Wikipedia
Left Communism in China
In the People's Republic of China since 1967, the terms "Ultra-Left" and "left communist" (simplified Chinese: 共产主义左翼; traditional Chinese: 共產主義左翼; pinyin: Gòngchǎn zhǔyì zuǒyì) refers to...
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Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966 until 1976. Set into motion by ...
Cultural Revolution - Wikipedia
Hunan-Hubei-Sichuan-Guizhou Soviet
The Hunan–Hubei–Sichuan–Guizhou Soviet (Chinese: 湘鄂川黔苏维埃; pinyin: Xiāng-È-Chuān-Qián Sūwéiāi), was a revolutionary base area and constituent part of the Chinese Soviet Republic (1930–1935).It ...
Imperial Decree of declaration of war against foreign powers
Imperial Decree of declaration of war against foreign powers (Chinese:宣战诏书) was a 1900 declaration of war against the colonising powers: Russian Empire, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, France, G...
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Guangfuhui
Guāngfùhuì (光復會 "Revive the Light Society"), or the Restoration Society, was an anti-Qing organization established by Cai Yuanpei in 1904. Many members were from Zhejiang.Members included:The organiza...
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Sakya Monastery
Sakya Monastery, also known as dPal Sa skya or Pel Sakya ("White Earth" or "Pale Earth") is a Buddhist monastery situated 25 km southeast of a bridge which is about 127 km west of Shigatse o...
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