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China

Ta Ch’ing Kuo—Chung Kuo
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Up to February 12, 1912, China was a Monarchy; on that day it became a Republic.

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