LectureThrees211chang - Outline Lecture Three...

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Outline Lecture Three: Decolonization or Neo-colonialism? I) ―A World Safe for Democracy‖? a) Amritsar, India in 1919 i) Rowlatt Bills ii) British response to demonstrations iii) Theme of George Orwell‘s ―Shooting an Elephant‖ b) Versailles and China‘s May Fourth Movement 1919 i) What were the catalysts behind the May Fourth Movement? ii) May Fourth‘s ambivalent relationship with the West (1) Ideological inspiration and material support for these young nationalists (2) Liberal ideals of democracy and self-determination (a) Freedom of press (b) Gender and class equality iii) West both as a source of ideas and as a target of nationalism II) Revolutionary Movements in China 1911-1949 a) Key Dates: i) 1911 Revolution –Sun Yat-sen‘s overthrow of Qing (Manchu) Dynasty ii) 1919 Beginning of May Fourth Movement iii) 1926-1928 Chiang Kai-shek‘s Northern Expedition and National Unification iv) 1937-1945 Sino-Japanese War v) 1949 Communist take-over of the mainland under Mao Zedong b) Dr. Sun Yat-sen and the Founding of the Republic i) Experience and exposure as an expatriate and exile
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course MMW 6 taught by Professor Chang during the Summer '08 term at UCSD.

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