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HIST 263: The Chinese Revolution (HC): Background Information

History 263: The Chinese Revolution (Smith) Spring 2015

Political Cartoon

                                                                         Cultural Revolution poster, December 1971   (Wikimedia Commons)

 Image shows three young Chinese Red Guards.  It is the cover of an elementary school textbook from  Guangxi. 

Background Information

The following sources provide overviews of Chinese history.  They are a quick way to find out the basic facts and recent scholarly interpretations of particular topics.

When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.

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