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China’s Local Councils in the Age of Constitutional Reform, 1898–1911

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$41.50 • £36.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674119734

Publication Date: 09/04/1995

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Thompson’s contributions inject a renewed vigor into the study of late Qing reforms and show that in taking seriously the local council movement, we can understand better not only the failure of Qing reforms but also the inability and indeed the unwillingness of subsequent Chinese regimes in this century to create genuinely representative political systems.—Mark A. Allee, American Historical Review

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