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t was 100 years ago, and in China the Qing dynasty was slowly tearing itself apart. The Manchu armies were losing their grip on the country and bureaucratic inefficiency and corruption were widespread. Attempts to modernize the nation and introduce Western ideas were resisted by powerful, conservative interests. Hunger was widespread, popular unrest was growing and revolution was in the air.
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