Revolt in Canton

Live-blogging 1911 Live-blogging is (for historians) the process of blogging about something in the past as if it was happening in the present. Since this is the 100th anniversary of the 1911 revolution, I thought it might be nice do something on that. The Wuhan revolt is still a ways off, but the Canton uprising […]

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1911 in pictures

Via BibliOdyssey an exhibition of the prints of the 1911 revolution from Princeton. The prints are great, if a little small. One thing that struck me was the disclaimer at the bottom of the first page. “The Princeton East Asian Library in no way supports the rhetoric or depictions that are presented on the prints.” […]

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Double Ten

Coming soon is Double Ten, the anniversary of the Oct. 10, 1911 Wuhan revolt that led to the collapse of the Qing dynasty and the foundation of the Republic of China. Journalism is supposedly the first draft of history, but in this case the first draft was surprisingly good. Chinese Troops Revolt _______ Desert to […]

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