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Modern Chinese History 近現代中國歷史: Quick Guide

Time Periods

Follow these classification numbers on the shelves to find information on:

Major Subject LC Class

Late Qing Dynasty, 1861-1912 

First Opium war, 1839-1842

Taiping Rebellion, 1851–1864

Second Opium war, 1856-1860

Self strengthening movement, 1861-1895

Sino-Japanese war, 1894-1895

Hundred Days' Reform, 1898

Beijing (China) -- History -- Siege, 1900

Boxer rebellion, 1899-1901

Xinhai geming, 1911-1912

 

DS761 - 773.6

DS757.4 - 7

DS759 - 759.4

DS760

DS763.65

DS765 - 767

DS768

DS772

DS771

DS773.32 - 6

 

Republic (中華民國), 1912 - 1949
see also the Minguo Collection

Warlord period, 1916-1928

May Fourth movement, 1919

Northern Expedition, 1926-1928

Chinese-Japanese conflict, 1931-1933

Long March, 1934-1935

Sino-Japanese war, 1937-1945

Civil War, 1945-1949

 

DS773.83 - 777.544
 

DS777.36

DS777.43

DS777.46

 

DS777.5132 - 5137

DS777.5 - 533

DS777.53 - 544

 

People's Republic (中華人民共和國), 1949 -    

Antirightist Campaign, 1957-1958

Great Leap Forward

Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976
see also the Cultural Revolution Collection

Reform and opening up

Tian'anmen Incident

DS777.545 - 779.49

DS798.92 - 799.9

DS777.55 - 75

DS778.7
 

HC427.92

DS779.32

 

Faculty Liaison Librarian (Faculty of Arts)

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Ann Chiu
Contact:
Special Collections, University Library,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(852) 3943-8786

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