What were the major developments before the Meiji restoration that made it possible for Japan to modernize rapidly?
Discuss how daily life was transformed as Japan developed.
How did the Qing dynasty try and meet the challenge posed by the Western powers?
What were Sun Yat-sen’s Three Principles?
Did Japan’s policy of rapid industrialisation lead to wars with its neighbours and destruction of the environment?
Do you think that Mao Zedong and the Communist Party of China were successful in liberating China and laying the basis for its current success?