Manchuria (Mǎnzhōu 满洲 Dōngběi 东北)

Robert John PERRINS

Manchuria, ancestral homeland of the Qing dynasty, for decades was the target of colonial aspirations by neighboring Japan and Russia. The Japanese invasion of Manchuria sparked war between China and Japan and China’s later involvement in World War II. China’s postwar Communist Party developed the region into an industrial heartland. Today three provinces make up Manchuria: Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning.

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