Episode 49 – China – Prelude to the Chinese Civil War

In this episode we will be examining the events leading up to the Chinese Civil War. The decline of the Qing Empire and China’s century of Humiliation. We explore the reasons why China declined as the leading power in the world and the political instability to led to the creation of both the Nationalist Party and the Chinese Communist Party.

Yuan Shikai
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