Qing Dynasty

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Chen, T.C. "History of Chinese Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Manchu, Emperors.” TravelChinaGuide. T.C. Chen, 25 Aug. 2006. Web. 24 May 2012. .

This source provides the knowledge of the Qing dynasty before the revolution of China that ended the monarchy. This also provides exemplary resources to the history of Qing’s unique past that show why and how the dynasty started to decline. Initially in this source it explains the economic reasons of the downfall, but it significantly speaks for both the rebellions and the government itself.

Li, Mei. "Chinese History - The Qing Dynasty ( AD 1644-1911 )." Chinese History - The Qing
Dynasty. Mei Li, 18 Nov. 2004. Web. 24 May 2012.

This source is validly credible due to the detailed facts on the rebellions during the early 1900’s, defining how the decline of Qing had started. It shows the facts of the rebellions that fought directly against the Empress and the reasons stating why they did it. This source also provides earlier conflicts on the Qing dynasty, residing not only from the 1900’s rebellion but from the older stories of warlords and kingdoms.

Hays, Jeffrey. "Empress Dowager Cixi Her Lovers, Last Emperor and Attempted Reforms.” EMPRESS DOWAGER CIXI, HER LOVERS, LAST EMPEROR AND ATTEMPTED REFORMS Jeffrey Hays, May 2008. Web. 24 May 2012.

This source is full of information containing the aspects of the final empress and emperor of the Qing dynasty. It explains her life and his life in full detail as they go through the process of abdication during the revolt at Wuchang, China. It expresses their lives from every single angle including the stress they suffered and the last Ideas they had before death.

Hays, Jeffrey. "Sun Yat-Sen and the Attempts of Chinese Democracy." Sun Yat-Sen and the Attempts of Chinese Democracy,
May 2008. Web. 25 May 2012.

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