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Central Government of China, 1912-1928
Central Government of China, 1912-1928
By Franklin W. Houn
University of Wisconsin Press, 1957, 246 pp.

A study of the various forms of governmental structure that were adopted in turn from the outbreak of the 1911 Revolution to the summer of 1928. It is the author's thesis that the failures of these earlier experiments contributed to a loss of faith in constitutional government.