THE HUNDRED DAYS - elite o Condemned the reform as too...

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THE HUNDRED DAYS' REFORM (June 11 to September 21, 1898) Failed 104-day national, cultural reform movement undertaken by Emperor Guangxu The reformers were influenced by the Japanese success with modernization Declared that China needed more than self-strengthening and innovation had to go with institutional and ideological change. Opposition to the reform was intense mostly among the conservative ruling
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Unformatted text preview: elite o Condemned the reform as too radical o Proposed a more moderate and gradualist course of change Empress Dowager Ci Xi engineered a coup dtat and took over the government, forcing Guangxu into seclusion. The principal leaders worked uncessfully for a constitutional monarchy in China after fleeing abroad...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course CHEMISTRY 101 taught by Professor Mrs.taneji during the Spring '10 term at Abant İzzet Baysal University.

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