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Lecture: The 1911 Revolution and the Polemical Foundation of the Chinese Republican Constitutional Order: A Case, and A Path

The 1911 Revolution and the Polemical Foundation of the Chinese Republican Constitutional Order: A Case, and A Path
Why China’s constitutional development in the 20th century took a path so different from most western countries? A close reading of the constitutional moment in 1911-1912 may shed light on this question. In the early Republican period, China has experimented with various constitutional models but failed to achieve political integration. This failure is the key to understand China’s turn to Communist Revolution in the 1920s.