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Asia Chronicle


Asia Chronicle

Arian States

Iran

Kurdistan

India

Pakistan

Bangla Desh?

Afghanistan

Central Asian States

Huns

Attila, Etzel, Edsel

Mongolia

Selcuk

Otomans

Kasakhstan

Turkmenistan

Kirgistan

Usbekistan

Tadchikistan

The Uigurs

Mandshu?

Tibet

China

1793, George Macartney, British embassy to China Court

1839-42, Opium War

1842, China cedes Hong Kong and opens treaty ports

1850-64, Tai Ping rebellion

1858, Tiensin treaty opens further ports to foreign trade

1860, Peking treaty confirms Russian control of Maritime Province

1894-5, China Japan War, Japan occupies Taiwan

1898, Abortive? Hundred Days Reform

1900, Boxer Rebellion

1911, Revolution

1914, Sun Yat Sen proclaimed provisional president of Chinese Republic

1919, 4th May National? Movement

1920, Foundation of the Chinese Communist Party

1926, Chiang Kai Shek embarks upon the reunification of China

1927, Nationalists purge their communist supporters?

1934, Long March of the Communist begin

civil war?

1937, China Japan War

China occupied?

1945, Japan defeated

China difficult reunification and reconstruction

1946-9, Civil War

1949, Communist Triumph

1958-61, Great Leap Forward

1966-72, Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

1972, Nixon visit, China begins to open up to the west

1976, Mao dies, overthrow of “the gang of four”

1986, Pro Democracy agitation

1989, student untest

1997, Deng Xiaoping dies

1997, Britannia gives back Hong Kong. Under the policy “One state, two systems” the island remains a centre of international finance and trade.

1999, Portugal gives back administration and territory of Macao

Mongolia

Korea

Indochina

Burma

The Islands

Philipines

Indonesia

Australia

Tasmania

New Zealand

Melanesia

Micronesia

Polynesia

Hawaii

Easter Island, Rapa Nui?

Christianization

Islamization

Colonization

Nationalisation

Industrialisation

Globalisation

Babylonisation

Israelisation

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