The Fight For The Republic in China eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 533 pages of information about The Fight For The Republic in China.


  President Li Yuan-Hung

  The Funeral of Yuan-Shih-kai:  The Procession passing down the great
  Palace Approach with the famous Ch’ien Men (Gate) in the distance

  The Provincial Troops of General Chang Hsun at his Headquarters of

  The Funeral of Yuan Shih-kai:  The Catafalque over the Coffin on its
  way to the Railway Station

  The Funeral of Yuan Shih-kai:  The Procession passing down the great
  Palace Approach with the famous Ch’ien Men (Gate) in the distance

  An Encampment of “The Punitive Expedition” of 1916 on the Upper
  Yangtsze (By courtesy of Major Isaac Newell, U.S.  Military Attache.)

  Revival of the Imperialistic Worship of Heaven by Yuan Shih-kai in
  1914:  Scene on the Altar of Heaven, with Sacrificial Officers clothed
  in costumes dating from 2,000 years ago.

  A Manchu Country Fair:  The figures in the foreground are all Manchu
  Women and Girls

  A Manchu Woman grinding Grain

  Silk-reeling done in the open under the Walls of Peking

  Modern Peking:  A Run on a Bank

  The Re-opening of Parliament on August 1st, 1916, after three years of
  dictatorial rule

  The Original Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1913, photographed
  on the Steps of the Temple of Heaven, where the Draft was completed

  A Presidential Review of Troops in the Southern Hungtung Park outside
  Peking:  Arrival of the President

  President Li Yuan-Hung and the General Staff watching the Review

  March-past of an Infantry Division

  Modern Peking:  The Palace Entrance lined with Troops.  Note the New
  Type Chinese Policeman in the foreground

The Premier General Tuan Chi-Jui, Head of the Cabinet which decided to declare war on Germany General Feng Kuo-chang, President of the Republic The Scholar Liang Chi-chao, sometime Minister of Justice, and the foremost “Brain” in China

  General Tsao-ao, the Hero of the Yunnan Rebellion of 1915-16, who died
  from the effects of the campaign

  Liang Shih-yi, who was the Power behind Yuan Shih-kai, now proscribed
  and living in exile at Hong-Kong

  The Famous or Infamous General Chang Hsun, the leading Reactionary in
  China to-day, who still commands a force of 30,000 men astride of the
  Pukow Railway

  The Bas-relief in a Peking Temple, well illustrating Indo-Chinese

  The Late President Yuan Shih-kai

  President Yuan Shih-kai photographed immediately after his
  Inauguration as Provisional President, March 10th, 1912

  The National Assembly sitting as a National Convention engaged on the
  Draft of the Permanent Constitution. (Specially photographed by
  permission of the Speakers for the Present Work)

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