CHINA IN THE SHADOW OF MR KONG
Part 5 : The Rough Road to Freedom
Taiping Rebellion - Driven partly by the injustices suffered by the poor and a muddled view of the religious beliefs imported by western missionaries, the Taiping Rebellion rocked China to the core.
Japan - Japan, looked down on by the Chinese as of little import, displays how it has adapted to the times as the Chinese have not.
The Boxers and the end of the empire - As the empire collapses, a secret society called the Boxers feebly attempts to drive out the foreigners.
Japan and the Communist takeover - Japan invades and after the second world war the Communists take over and impose order.
China and the Communists - The rule of Mao and the Communists.
Overseas Chinese - Effective Overseas Chinese communities.
China: The Great Dilemma - The Great Dilemma which faces the Chinese today is how to bring about the democratic freedoms which society deserves without bringing Chaos yet again.