Guomindang


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Noun1.Guomindang - the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
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"The United States and the Guomindang (KMT) Forces in Burma, 1949-1954: A Diplomatic Disaster." Chinese Historical Review, vol.
Though Guomindang and Comintern archival materials may offer different interpretations of this conflict, The 1929 Sino-Soviet War succeeds in explaining complex long-term forces at play in the military and international history of East Asia.
They also include the central role of the Guomindang or National Party in China during the anti-Japanese war; the bloody class-struggle campaigns of the 1950s and 1960s; the massive famine brought on by the Great Leap Forward in 1959-61; and the Cultural Revolution of Mao Zedong's final years, which brought the party to its knees, not to mention the 1989 Tiananmen crisis.
Or of the Guomindang and Chinese Communist Party in the Chinese Civil War?
He argues for the success of the Nationalist tariff policy from the perspective of increasing government revenue and illustrates a positive evaluation of Guomindang fiscal policy and the reasons for the eventual decline of Nationalist governance on the Chinese mainland.
Fayet presents the international history of the October Revolution, its impact through the "German October" in 1923 to the 1927 massacre of Chinese Communists by the Guomindang in Shanghai and Nanking.
(15) It subsequently came to be broadly used in communist-controlled territories in north China in the 1930s and 1940s despite severe opposition from the Nationalist government and the KMT (Guomindang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
This narrative facilitated the delegation members' mission on behalf of the Guomindang by allowing it to build rhetorical bridges to their Southeast Asian counterparts.