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Chinese Revolution of 1911.
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A. Plan of the investigation
In this essay, an essential part of the Chinese history will be examined, the revolution of 1911. More specifically, it is the empress dowager Tz'u-hsi, one of the last emperors of China, which will be the focus of the study, and why the Chinese empire fell only three years after her death in 1908. In the essay, arguments will be presented both for and against the statement that it was due to the empress dowager that the empire did not fall before 1908. In order to address the question, multiple sources will be used. The aim is to use sources with varying perspective, with differing date of publication and nationalities of authors. By doing this, a wider picture will be given instead of only using sources written from the same perspective. Secondary sources with primary sources included in them will be used.
In the essay, two of the sources used will be evaluated in detail by critical reading and comparing figures. The sources evaluated will be The revolution of 1911 and China this century.
B. Summary of evidence
In 18511 the young girl that was to become empress Tz'u-hsi entered the
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