Changing China

Changing China

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"[...]China should be attributed to more than one cause. There are two chief causes. One may be small, but it is not insignificant; the other is certainly great and obvious. The less appreciated factor that is causing the regeneration of China is Christianity; the larger and more obvious factor is the new national movement. The cause of the new national movement was the sense of humiliation brought about by political events culminating in the battle of Mukden, where a flagrant act of insolent contempt for the laws of neutrality was felt all the more deeply because China had to submit to that which she was powerless to resist. The events of the last few years are so well known that I must ask the indulgence of the reader in recapitulating them. China, confident in the number of her people, which reached to a quarter of the world's population, attempted to assert her rights of suzerainty over Korea against Japan. She had not realised[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 363g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507551339
  • 9781507551332