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Author Zheng, Xiaowei, 1978-
Title The politics of rights and the 1911 Revolution in China / Xiaowei Zheng.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]

Author Zheng, Xiaowei, 1978-
Subject Civil rights -- China -- Sichuan Sheng -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- China -- Sichuan Sheng -- History -- 20th century.
Constitutional history -- China -- Sichuan Sheng.
China -- History -- Revolution, 1911-1912.
Sichuan Sheng (China) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 358 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the political transformation of 1911 -- Sichuan and the old regime -- Constitutional reformers and their ideas : equality (pingdeng), people's rights (minquan), and popular sovereignty (minzhu) -- The project : the Chuan-Han Railway Company and the new policies reform -- Can two sides walk together without agreeing to meet? : constitutionalists and officials in the late Qing constitutional reform -- The rhetoric of revolution : national sovereignty (guoquan), constitutionalism (lixian), and the rights of the people (minquan) -- The practice of revolution : mobilization, expansion, and radicalization -- The expansion and division of revolution : democracy in paradox -- The end of revolution : the rise of republicanism and the failure of constitutionalism -- Conclusion : the legacies of the 1911 Revolution.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 19, 2018).
ISBN 9781503601093 (electronic book)
1503601099 (electronic book)
9780804796675 (hardcover alkaline paper)
OCLC # 1006532416
Additional Format Print version: Zheng, Xiaowei, 1978- Politics of rights and the 1911 Revolution in China. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017 9780804796675 (DLC) 2017046983.

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