Posts Tagged: Nationalism

Becoming China’s Leader

Chiang continued to consolidate power and in January of 1928 was sworn in as China’s Nationalist leader. Maintaining his crackdown on the communists and his investments in infrastructure, Chiang decided to move China’s capital to Nanjing, to build a new capital of awe-inspiring grandeur.

Sun’s First People’s Principle

If Sun’s political legacy remains his title of guofu (国父), or “father of the country,” his intellectual legacy is a series of lectures he gave to students in Guangzhou laying out his “Three Principles of the People,” the sanmin zhuyi (三民主义). Sun’s first principle, “The Principle of Race,” minzu zhuyi (民族主义), established the importance of nationalism… Read more »