People’s Republic of China

Chung-Hua Jen-Min Kung-Ho Kuo
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In the course of 1949 the Communists obtained full control of the mainland of China, and in 1950 also over most islands off the coast, including Hainan.


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  • John Paxton

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