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Internet Guide for Chinese Studies Newsletter
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2 Mar 2005, reviewed by Matthias Arnold

New in IGCS - History (http://www.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/ighist.htm):

An Illustrated History of the Communist Party of China

Ed./Corp.: China Internet Information Center, Beijing, China.
URL: http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/45954.htm
Language: English.

Description: This site is part of the "authorized government portal site to China, www.china.org.cn" (Zhongguo wang). It offers a survey to CCP history up to 1991 in 6 chapters, each with an introduction, and 30 to 48 images. In addition there is a short essay on the party in general. The images are presented as thumbnails (up to 12 on one page, all squeezed to square format) that can be opened in a new window with a short caption.

Site contents: (1) Foreword; (2) The Communist Party of China (a. The Nature and Guiding Ideology; b. Guide in Action; c. Establishment and Development; d. The Basic Line at Present Stage and the Basic Stand in International Affairs; e. Organizational System; f. The Central Organizations); (3) Maturing Through Struggles (July 1921-July 1937); (4) Mainstay of the War of Resistance Against Japan (July 1937-August 1945); (5) Striving for Nationwide Victory of the Democratic Revolution (August 1945-September 1949); (6) From New Democratic Revolution to Socialism (October 1949-September 1956); (7) The Zigzag Course of Socialist Construction (September 1956-October 1976); (8) A New Era of Socialist Modernization Construction (October 1976-April 1991).

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With kind regards,

Hanno E. Lecher

INTERNET GUIDE FOR CHINESE STUDIES -- editor
http://www.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

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