On February 12, 1912, China, one of the oldest of Monarchies, became a Republic. For account of the Revolution of 1911, see The Statesman's Year-Book for 1912, pp. 699–701, and for later developments, see The Statesman’s Year-Book for 1919, pp. 740–41, for 1928, p. 734, and for 1937, p. 766.
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