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Rejuvenating a Tradition

Reform and Revolution in Modern China


Young-tsu Wong

This book collects eleven articles and reviews on the history of modern China with particular emphasis on the themes of reform and revolution. The topics include the reform thought of Feng Kuei-fen and Wang T'ao, the changing Chinese world view, the quest for a constitutional monarchy and economic modernization, the significance of the Kuang-hsu emperor to the 1898 Reform, the 1911 Revolution in provinces, and the nature of the May Fourth Movement.
Contents: Studies in reform and revolution in modern Chinese history in terms of ideas, personalities, world view, and institutional changes.