058: The Republic of China

Period lithograph depicting a clash between Imperial and Republican soldiers at the Taping Gate in Nanjing in 1911.

After years of plotting, failed uprisings, and repression, the Qing Dynasty is overthrown, and the Republic of China proclaimed.






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The Moon Reflecting in the Second Spring
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