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Chinese Communist Revolution (11:52)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:18 According to Francesca, what is the difference between liberal and social revolutions?
  2. 03:35 What were the two parties that, during the 1920s and 1930s, sought to lead China, and what were their goals?
  3. 06:29 According to Dr. Prasenjit Duara, what were the internal and external inspirations for the Chinese Communist Revolution?
  4. 07:45 According to Dr. Duara, how did the Chinese Communist Party’s response to the Japanese occupation help them to win the revolution?
  5. 08:55 According to Dr. Duara, can we call the Chinese Communist Revolution part of an anticolonial struggle? Why or why not?
  6. 11:09 What were the successes and failures of the revolution, according to Dr. Duara?