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The Chinese Revolution

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Summary:Documents the political history of China from the Revolution in 1949 to the massacre in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Examines how Sun Ya's idealism came under Bolshevik guidance, the roles of Chiang Kai-shek and Mao, the Long March, the Japanese invasion of China, Mao's installation as Chairman of the People's Republic. Explores China's intervention in the Korean War, the ideological split between Beijing and Moscow, the occupation of Tibet, China's development and testing of nuclear bombs, Richard Nixon's visit, the Cultural Revolution, Mao's death, the economic reforms of Deng Xiaoping, and the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
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Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Geographical subject – Continent:China
Topical subjects:China Politics and government 1949-1976
China Politics and government 1976-2002
China History 1949-1976
China History 1976-2002
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
China
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Films@UM
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