Lecture14

Lecture14 - Christie Hua 3/1/10 LECTURE 14 THE 1900S CHINA...

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Christie Hua 3/1/10 LECTURE 14 – THE 1900S’ CHINA AND REFORM THOUGHTS OF LIANG QICHAO -aftermath of the boxer rebellion -Liang Qichao -Reform thought of Liang Qichao -nationalism -social darwinism and progress -people’s rights: key slogans of this age -new people: renewing the people I. Aftermath of the Boxer Rebellion a. Foreign response: international expedition b. Boxer protocol of 1901 i. Qing had to sign this with the eight nations ii. Funeral for Queen Victoria in the Forbidden City 1. significance? People that are in power are foreign c. beheading boxers i. many civilians died b/c they were at the wrong place at the wrong time II. Effects and lessons a. Conservatives discredited b. Reform in earnest c. Foreigners chastened i. End of partition talk 1. notion that Manchus are screwing this up 2. new level of tension between Manchus and Hans 3. ethnic conflict 4. spread widely, inspire peasants from He bay + etc. 5. Boxer Uprising vs. Boxer Rebellion (usage of words) a. Based on Marxian ideology b. Humiliating to say that the Boxers were exploited by the Qing court c. Never had the intention to rebel against the Qing
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