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download The Search For Modern China Jonathan D. Spence ä 3 download free download à eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Jonathan D. Spence In this widely acclaimed history of modern China Jonathan Spence achieves a fine blend of na. Sonder is the term for the realisation that every person around you has an inner life as deep and meaningful as your own and the explosion of complexity implied thereby Sometimes you just realise how little you know how absurdly deep the water goes past your shallow part of the pool Reading a book about China is kind of the same to realise that all of the historical and cultural knowledge you ve ever accumulated mostly ignores this area Greater China or the Sinosphere so as not to tread on Macauan or Taiwanese toes and that you are in fact basically starting from zeroAn excellent and thorough history which flows gracefully through some four centuries with authority but without ever becoming a drag

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Timeline1122 1234 Manchu Jurchens take northern China Jin dynasty 1368 Ming Dynasty established1550 Portugese establish presence in Macao1559 Nurhaci born1570 Pirate attacks stopped in southern coast Spain enters Manila1572 to 1620 Emperor Wanli of Ming Dynasty1590s Nurhacu leads tribesmen in Liaodong eunuchs ascendent Japan invades Korea1601 Silk weavers strike in Suzhou porcelin workers strike in Jiangxi1604 Dongli Society founded opposed corrupt eunuchs Infamous eunuch Wei Zhongxian1616 Nurhaci declares himself Khan of Jin Dynasty1620 Emperor Wanli dies grandson Chongzhen enthroned1622 Chinese rebellions against Jin rule1625 Nurhaci takes Shenyang1626 Nurhaci dies son Hong Taiji enthroned1632 Nurhaci takes Inner Mongolia1633 Ming generals defect to Hong Taiji1635 Rebel Li Zicheng The Dashing King leads conclave of rebel leaders1638 Rebel Li Zicheng takes Korea1642 Epidemics across China Manchu takes Jinzhou after ten year siege1643 Hong Taiji dies regent Dorgon ascends as leader of Manchus1644 ing Dynasty Rebel Li Zicheng takes Peking General Wu Sangui joins the ManchusGerman Jesuit astronomermissionary Schall von Bell arrives1645 Manchus drive Li Zicheng to Jiangxi installs boy Emperor ShunziRebel Li Zicheng dies Rebel Zhang Xianzhong takes Chonging and ChengduPiratemerchant Zheng Chenggong aka Koxinga sides with Ming1647 Rebel Zhang Xianzhong killed by Manchus1648 Prince of Gui declares Ming restoration1650 ing suppresses restorationists Prince of Gui flees to Guangdong then Burma1659 Pirate Koxinga fails to take Nanjing1661 ing attacks Burma capture and execute Ming nobles eunuchs ousted boy Emperor Kangxi enthroned at age 7 Oboi of the Four Regents appointed by Shunzi to oversee affairs land displacement Shunzi dies of smallpox1669 Oboi arrested and deposed for overreach1670s Galdan of the Zunghar people take Kashgar Hami Turfan Dalai Lama was his spiritual leader1673 Three Feudatories rebel Wu Sangui for YunnanGuizhouHunan and Sichuan Shang Kexi for Guangdong and Guangxi Geng Jimao for Fujian Shang KeXi falls ill passes authority to son Shang Zhixin Geng Jimao dies passes authority to son Geng Jingzhong Wu Sangui declares his own Zhou dynasty1674 Wu Sangui attacks Hunan Geng Jinzhong attacks Zhejiang Shang Zhixin attacks Jiangxi1678 Wu Sangui dies1681 Emperor Kangxi defeats the Three Feudatories1683 Emperor Kangxi sends Admiral Shi Lang to attack and defeat the KoxingaZhong family Notable scholars Wang Fuzhi under Prince Gui wrote of moralityHuang Zongxi of the Donglin Society wrote of statecraftGu Yanwu under Prince Fu wrote essays on ConfucianismKong Shangren wrote The Peach Blossom fan 1689 Treaty at Nerchinsk establishes borders with Russia and extradition procedures1696 Emperor Kangxi defeats Zunghar leader Galdan at Jao Modo1692 Emperor Kangxi s edict of toleration for Christianity Jesuits Franciscans and Dominicans arrive1712 Emperor Kangxi s son Yinreng arrested for regicide conspiracy Tax reform based on headcount 1720 Kangxi army takes Lhasa installs puppet Dalai Lama Cohong trade guild formed in Canton1721 ing army returning from Taiwan bring back opium1722 Emperor Kangxi dies1723 Emperor Yongzheng enthroned is considered usurper textile worker strike sends General Oertai against Miao peoples1728 General Oertai suppresses Guangxi tribesmen Scholar Chen Menglei publishes encyclopedia1732 Emperor Yongzheng sends General Yue Zhongi against Zunghars at Urumi fails1736 to 1799 Emperor ianlong enthroned at age 25 No controversy over succession establishes local militia called the Green Standard1738 Lifen Yuan Office of Border Affairs established to manage Northwestern issues 1740 Examination system fails to slow corruption1759 Emperor ianlong send Manchu bannerman Zhaohui to take Kashgar and Yarkand Attempt to subjugate begs Muslim tribal leaders Emperor patronizes Jesuit painter Giuseppe Castiglione Scholars of the Kaozheng search of evidence school re interpret Confucian tradition with textual criticism and empiricism Dream of the Red Chamber 1774 Rebel Wang Lun in Shandong province sides with Grand Canal barge pullers1780 Heaven and Earth society in Taiwan revolts Muslim revolt in Gansu province1788 Vietnamese Le Dynasty flees to Guanxi Emperor ianlong attacks Nguyen usurpers and restores Le but is counter attacked on New Year s Day Heaven and Earth rebels in Taiwan defeated1790 91 Gurkhas from Nepal attack Tiber but are driven back Corruption endemic Emperor ianlong rud homosexual relationship with deputy general Heshen 1792 King George III and British East India Company sends China Lord George MacCarthy to Peking1795 London Missionary Society1796 to 1820 Emperor ianlong s son Jiaing enthroned1799 White Lotus Society rebellion in Sichuan Hubei Shaanxi and Henan Emperor ianlong abdicates1813 Lin ing cult attempts assassination in Peking1821 1850 Emperor Daoguang1830 Rise of Heaven and Earth societies progenitors of Triads1836 Emperor Daoguang bans opium appoints viceroy Lin Zexu to enforce drug laws1839 Lin Zexu orders cessation of foreign trade 1st Opium War1840 British fleet under Admiral George Eliot arrives1841 January agreement reached with Eliot but Britain believed he exceeded authority August Henry Pottinger arrives seizes Xiamen Amoy Ningbao Zhousan Emperor Daoguang allows formation of Canton militias1842 British forces capture Shanghai Zhenjiang and Nanjing Treaty of Nanjing signed Pottinger as first governor of Hong Kong1844 Treaty of Wanghia attracts US business Rebel Hong Xinuan attracts Hakka Zhuang and Yao peoples1850 Emperor Daoguang dies Emperor XianFeng enthroned to 1861 Fails to suppress rebel Hong Xinuan at Thistle Mountain Guangxi1851 Taiping rebellion to 1864 Anti Manchu movements emerge Major flooding Kaifeng dikes break displaces Nian peoples1852 Taiping rebels take Yuezho Hankou Nian rebels form under Anhui warlord ZhangLuoxing1853 Taiping rebels take Wuchang Aning and Nanking major lieutenants emerge Yang Xiuing and Shi Dakai Hunanese general Zeng Guofan leads Xiang Army against Taiping1855 Hui peoples initiate jihad against Manchus 1856 Indian mutiny 2nd Opium War British seizes Canton1857 British and French forces at Battle of Canton1858 Treaty of Tianjin partially 2nd Opium War with extraterritoriality indemnity and opening ports1859 Taiping rebels pick Hong Rengan as prime minister Tries to modernize territory under its control British attack DaguTaku forts1860 Lord Elgin s forces enter Peiking burns Summer Palace Yuan Ming Yuan Mongol general Senggelinin sent to suppress Nian rebels encounters guerrilla tactics kills Nian warlord ZhangLuoxing 1861 Palace coup Xianfeng dies Emperor Tongzhi enthroned at age 5 China ruled by mother Cixi and uncle Prince Gong1862 Chinese vs Muslims in Tonzhou and Xi an Shaanxi Prov1863 Muslims take Kunming Lay Osborn Flotilla arrives to try and secure Taiping situation dispute over chain of command sent home1864 ing troops attack Nanjing and defeat Taiping rebels1865 General Zeng Guofeng s protege General Li Hongzhang acuires modern weapons1866 Famine Anti Taiping leader Zuo Zongtang begins nation building and re planting projects in re conuered areas1868 General Li Hongzhang defeats Nian becomes powerful official SS Tiani steamship launched 1869 Suez canal opens trade disputes1871 General Zuo Zongtang defeat Muslim rebel Ma Hua Long in Jianbao1873 Dali retaken from Muslim rebel Du WenxiSultan Suleiman Kingdom of Pacificed South aka Pingnan Guo variant of Taiping Suzhou retaken1867 Peking college opens1870 Tianjin massacre 16 missionaries and traders killed1871 Los Angeles anti Chinese riot Korean treaty with West 1872 General Zeng Guofeng dies1975 Emperor Tongzhi dies1876 Wenxiong another great statesman dies Return of ing conservatives 120 boys sent to Hartford Connecticut Empress Cixi appoints 3 year old nephew Guangxu as Emperor1877 YanFu studies naval design international law and Social Darwinism in England translates Western works into Chinese1879 Japan annexes Ryuku Islands 1882 President Chester A Arthur signs Chinese Exclusion Act1884 French attacks Chinese forces at Annam Vietnam1885 Rock Springs Wyoming anti Chinese riot1894 Japan seizes Korean royal family1895 Japan seizes Weihaiwei sinks ing fleet Treaty of Shimonseki with Li Hongzhong Sun Yat Sen s Revive China Society arrested after coup conspiracy with Marxists and anarchists Jinshi organized by Kang Youwei and nationalist leader Liang ichao advocate for constitutional monachy Scholar Ti Yong attempts to synthesize Confucian principles with Western technology 1898 Reform movement emerges 100 Days Reforms modernizes exam system Zhang Zhidong provincial reformer taps foreign loans to develop coal iron and steel complexes in Hubei 1900 Boxer Rebellion Boxer protocol1901 New Army established banner garrisons phased out1903 ZouRong studies in Japan and writes The Revolutionary Army at age 191904 Japan defeats Russia at Lushan New Army up to strength October 9 Hankou bombing revolutionaries revealed military mutinies across China Sun Yat Sen stays with Hawaii Triad Society Revolutionary Alliance takes Nanjing1905 LuXun pen name from Zhejiang copper worker strike joins Sun Yat Sen s Revolutionary Alliance Tongmeng Hui Reformer Kang Youwei advocates for preserving Emperor Guangxu under constitutional monarchy Empress Cixi sends constitutional study group to the West1906 ui Jin female writer dressed as man is arrested as radical teacher and plotting coup against the ing1907 Mint worker strike Manchus attempt to reign in New Army Provincial governors executed1908 Street vendors strike Empress Cixi and Guangxu dies Emperor Puyi enthroned1909 Scholars of Jian Kanghu school attend 2nd International1910 Leader of Beiyang Army Yuan Shikai is re assigned to prevent coup1911 Mass railway policy demonstration British opium undercut by local productions Protests strongest in treaty ports and concession areas1912 Emperor PuYi abdicates National Assembly convened Sun Yat Sen abdicates1913 KuoMingTang wins election KMT leader Song Jiaoren assassinated by Yuan ShiKai who forces new election for Parliament KMT is dismissed In May Yuan ShiKai sends General ZhongXun to attack pro KMT military governors President Wilson withdraws fro Boxer indemnity loan consortium remits money to scholarship fund for Chinese students1914 Parliament dissolved provincial assemblies and local governments dissolves Industrialist Charlie Soong s daughter marries Sun Yat Sen Soong s other daughter marries industrialist HH Kong1915 Japan issues 21 Demands1916 Yuan ShiKai proclaims himself Emperor Yunnan Guizhou and Guangxi declare indepedence Yuan ShiKai dies is succeeded by Vice President Li Yuanhong who recalls Parliament 1917 Pro ing leader General Zhang Xun enter Peiking in coup to restore PuYi in mid June Premier Duan uRui uses Japanese loans Japan gains German concession in secret treaty1918 China refuses to sign Versailles Treaty1919 Li Dazhao s study group called the May 4 Movement adopts Marxism Drought and famine in Shandong Henan and Shaanxi Tianmen Suare Movement is formed by scholarly elite and protests the Versailles Treaty Pragmatists vs ideologues 1000 students including Zhou EnLai and Deng XiaoPeng go to Paris commune work study program1920 Lenin sends Comintern Grigori Voitinski and Yang MingZhai to China forming student groups and youth leagues1921 1st Plenary meeting of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai Chen Duxiu elected Secretary General1922 CCP votes for temporary alliance with KMT Mass migration to industrial cities increasing labor strikes Warlords emerge Warlord Chen Jiongming ousted1923 Soviet Union backs national reunification for China as buffer against Japan Sun Yat Set escapes to Canton forms military government Comintern Borodin is sent as advisor to KMT recommends Sun Yet Sen radicalize and rally population against warlord Chen JiongMing Now Russia is free from foreign domination thanks to Sovietization Whampoa Military Academy established1924 Coup in Peiking Wu PeiFu ousted Zhang ZuoLin ascendent1925 Sun Yat Sen dies Chiang Kai Shek Whampoa officers and National Revolutionary Army rout warlords May 30 British fire in demonstrators in Shanghai General strike is called1926 Northern Expedition against General Wu PeiFu KMT takes Wuhan Nanjing and Hanzhou Manchu warlord Zhang Zuolin suppresses dissent in Shanghai and allies with former enemy Wu PeiFu to counter balance the Soviets Will complete timeline when I finish the book

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