Principles of the Constitution (1908)

The Principles of the Constitution of 1908 (Chinese: 欽定憲法大綱; pinyin: Qīndìng Xiànfǎ Dàgāng; lit.: 'Outline of Constitution by Imperial Order" or "Outline of Imperial Constitution', is the late Qing dynasty attempt to establish a constitutional monarchy country at the beginning of the 20th century. It was modeled on the Japanese Meiji Constitution.[1]

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  • * Nathan, Andrew J. (1985). Chinese Democracy. New York: Knopf. ISBN 039451386X.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Fincher, John H. (1981). Chinese Democracy the Self-Government Movement in Local, Provincial, and National Politics, 1905-1914. New York: St. Martin's. ISBN 0312133847. CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Meienberger, Norbert (1980). The Emergence of Constitutional Government in China (1905-1908): The Concept Sanctioned by the Empress Dowager Tzʻu-Hsi. Bern [etc.]: P. Lang. ISBN 3261046201. CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Xiao-Planes, Xiaohong (2012). "Seven, Eight". In Delmas-Marty, Mireille; Will, Pierre-Etienne (eds.). The First Democratic Experiment in China (1908–1914): Chinese Tradition and Local Elite Practices; Constitutions and Constitutionalism: Trying to Build a New Political Order (1908–1949). China, Democracy, and Law: A Historical and Contemporary Approach. Leiden: Brill. pp. 227–297. Uploaded by the author at ResearchGate: Here

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  1. ^ Nathan (1985), p. 107.

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