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China History - Twentieth Century


China 1900 - 2000

A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization
Features a timeline with links to information and images on many topics. Includes maps, discussion questions, and bibliographies. From the University of Washington.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook
China's disaster: 1840 - 1949

China since World War II

Chinese cultural studies
Brooklyn College, website created by Paul Halsall
Course notes, websites and references for further reading.

China, technology and change
Lecture notes by Lynda Shaffer, World History Bulletin

China: 50 Years of communism (1999)
BBC special report marking 50 years of communism in China, with news reports, photographs and transcripts of speeches

CNN: China's Communist party - 80 years of power (2001)
Includes analysis on "the question of communism", profiles of major party leaders, in-depth coverage of key events in recent Chinese history, and a timeline.

Visions of China
CNN Special. Analyses China's growing importance in world politics

Virtual Museum of the Cultural Revolution
Documents, interviews, major events, historical figures and personal reflections

People's Republic of China: Cultural Revolution Decade 1966-1976

History of China: University of Maryland
Chronology of important events from Ancient China to 1980s reforms

Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political history of China
Compiled from Compton's Living Encyclopedia