Chung-Hua Min-Kuo, i.e. Republic of China
  • S. H Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


On 12 February, 1912, China, one of the oldest of monarchies, became a republic. For account of the Revolution of 1911, see The Statesman’S YEAR-BOOK, 1912, pp. 699–701; for later developments, see The Statesman’s YEAR-BOOK, 1919, pp. 740–41, for 1928, p. 734, and for 1937, p. 766.


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Books of Reference concerning China

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2. Chinese Dependencies. Manchuria

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