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Fundamental Laws of the People’s Republic: From the Common Program to the Constitution of 1954
The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), held in Peking from September 21 to 30, 1949, served as a constituent body of the People’s Republic for the creation of the CentralExpand
International law in an organizing world
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Monarchism VS. Republicanism: Political Institutions under the Dictatorship of Yüan Shih-K’ai
Yuan Shih-k’ai’s succession to the Provisional Presidency was only a stepping stone to his eventual dictatorship. However, his ambition could not be materialized immediately because Parliament wasExpand
The Nationalist Party in Power: Unification of China under Kuomintang Programs
According to Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary program of China would be divided into three stages: first, military administration; second, political tutelage; and, third, constitutional government.Expand
Communism vs. Nationalism: The Chinese Communist Party and Soviet Regimes (1921–1945)
The Russian Revolution and the sympathetic attitude of the Soviet Union toward China created a favorable impression among the Chinese intellectuals, who, thoroughly dissatisfied with the existingExpand
From Autocracy to Democracy: Political Institutions at the end of the Ch’ing Dynasty
No political institution is absolutely sound at all times in all places. Its value varies with the changes in time and circumstances, which are actually the determining factors for the modernExpand
Split Between the North and the South: Political Institutions During the Period of Internal Dissensions
Prior to his death, Yuan Shih-k’ai willed that Vice President Li Yuan-hung be the Acting President in accordance with Article 29 of the Constitutional Compact. The succession of Li to the PresidencyExpand