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History of Asia


(r. 1926-1989), 1901-1989 The Showa Emperor of Japan Approved the decisions leading up to WWII while remaining quiet in the background; he believed he was acting in the conjunction with his country’s cultural norms and desires Hirohito
1904-97 - Favoured socialism, rational economic planning and gradual accumulation of capital; served as the paramount leader of the People's Republic of China from 1978 to 1992. Strongly opposed by Mao, who believed Communism was the future Deng Xiaoping
1887-1975 - Represented the rising power of Chinese Nationalism. A right-leaning Japanese trained militarist became head of the National Revolutionary Army and the GMD (Chinese Nationalist Party) in 1926 Chiang Kaishek
became the ruler of Tibet in the 1600's as well as a spiritual leader, who is considered a reincarnation of Buddha. Dalai Lama
1893-1976 - started off as a follower of Li Dazhoa and Chen Duxiu who formed the first Chinese Communist Party in 1921. Mao Zedong
Comprised of 4 Chinese Communist Party officials: Jiang Qing (1914-91), Yao Wenyuan (1931-2005), Zhang Chunqiao (1917-2005), Wang Hongwen (1935-92) Labelled a ‘counter-revolutionary force’ of the cultural revolution, working closely with Mao Gang of Four
"period of great righteousness", is a period in the history of Japan dating from July 30, 1912 to December 25, 1926, coinciding with the reign of the Taishō Emperor. Taisho Democracy
In 1931, the region was seized by Japan following the Mukden Incident and in 1932, a sympathetic government was established, with Puyi, the last Qing emperor, installed as the nominal regent and emperor. Manchukuo
is a politically loaded word in the Japanese language,The Government created a whole perfect new cultural system around the Emperor, and the this word was the expression of it. It is understood as the "shape of the Estate" Kokutai
it began in mainland China on April 12, 1927, when Chiang initiated a purge of Communists from the Shanghai Kuomintang and began large-scale killings in the "Shanghai massacre of 1927".It took took millions of lives in China White Terror
women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II Comfort Women
the "discovery of concrete methods” for linking popular participation in the guerrilla struggle with a wide ranging community attack on rural problems The Yenan Way
The decade from 1927 to 1937 in the Republic of China. It began when Nationalist Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek took the city from Zhili clique warlord Sun Chuanfang halfway through the Northern Expedition in 1927. Nanjing Decade
On 12 December 1936, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the leader of the Kuomintang was suddenly arrested and kidnapped by Marshal Zhang Xueliang, a former warlord of Manchuria, then Japanese-occupied Manchukuo. The Xian Incident
Movie that depicts and describes the Nanjing Massacre –where millions of Chinese men and women living in the Chinese city of Nanjing were violently killed during WWII In the Name of the Emperor
was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People's Liberation Army, to evade the pursuit of the Kuomintang (KMT or Chinese Nationalist Party)army. The Long March
("Holy Venerable Lord") are the spiritual heads of the Gelug lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in Mongolia. They also hold the title of Bogd Gegeen, making them the top-ranked lamas in Mongolia. Khutuktu
The Civil War in China 1945 to 1949 1945 was the last year of World War II and the first year of the Allied occupation. end of Japanese Colonial war (1910-1945) 1945
La Jeunesse was an influential Chinese revolutionary magazine in the 1920s that played an important role during the May Fourth Movement. New Youth
Is the labeling for the change in U.S. policy toward Japan during the post-World War II reconstruction. This reverse course made Japan the corner stone of US policy in Asia. The Reverse Course
Was the supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK) from 1994 to 2011. Kim Jong-il was the General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, and the supreme commander of the Korean People's Army. Kim Jong-il
1958-1961,aimed to use China's vast population to rapidly transform the country from an agrarian economy into a modern communist society through the process of rapid industrialization, and collectivization. The Great Leap
Modern manga originated in (1945–1952) Is the Japanese word for "comics/cartoons" and consists of comics and print cartoons. In the West, the term "manga" has been appropriated to refer specifically to comics created in Japan, or by Japanese authors Manga
Were a mass paramilitary social movement of young people in thePeople's Republic of China (PRC), who were mobilized by Mao Zedong in 1966 and 1967, during the Cultural Revolution. The Red Guards
n the 1950's and 1960's Tensions between scientists and China's communist rulers existed from the earliest days of the People's Republic and reached their height during the Cultural Revolution Red vs Expert
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