The End of the Qing Dynasty
In this podcast Professor Rana Mitter of the University of Oxford looks at the causes and consequences of the 1911 Revolution.
2. What happened in 1911? Social unrest, Sun Yat-sen and the end of the Qing dynasty.
3. Why did the revolution happen?
4. How late Qing reforms created a backlash.
5. The impact of the Empires of the West: trade, war and new ideas.
6. An unstable republic: Military goverment and the emergence of the Nationalists and Communists.